The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 2.65% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £365 £278
% change year-on-year -7.53% +31.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 93 151 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.65% 11.40% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 45
Median daily rate £300 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +14.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM