The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 119 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.20% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.80% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.87% +88.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
353 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.79% 11.28% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 113 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Scotland region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Scotland region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - - - -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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