The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 3.68% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £539 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.46 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -33.21% +20.58%  

Wireless 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 75 136 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.26% 8.95% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 51
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) CESG
4 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) ISO27005
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) AlgoSec
5 2 (15.38%) ScanSafe
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP

Wireless
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) IPv6
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) MRTG
4 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAAS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Advisor
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Check Point Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
1 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (23.08%) ISO27005
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) AlgoSec
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) ScanSafe
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Verint