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 25 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 87 84
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 18 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.51% 0.68% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.22% 5.96% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £223 £350 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.42% +122.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £350 £172
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +2.14%  

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 89 151 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.48% 11.40% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 45
Median daily rate £300 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) Firewall
3 19 (82.61%) LAN
4 17 (73.91%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) BGP
5 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (34.78%) Network Security
6 8 (34.78%) MPLS
7 7 (30.43%) Network Design
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (30.43%) Internet
7 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) HP
8 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) F5
8 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
9 5 (21.74%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) Citrix
9 5 (21.74%) OSPF
9 5 (21.74%) Unix
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) SNMP
10 4 (17.39%) SSH
11 3 (13.04%) Cacti
11 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
11 3 (13.04%) HSRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) LAN
3 17 (73.91%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) BGP
5 8 (34.78%) MPLS
5 8 (34.78%) Network Security
6 7 (30.43%) Internet
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 5 (21.74%) OSPF
9 4 (17.39%) SNMP
9 4 (17.39%) SSH
10 3 (13.04%) 802.11
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (13.04%) DHCP
10 3 (13.04%) DNS
10 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
10 3 (13.04%) IPsec
10 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Assistant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (30.43%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP
6 1 (4.35%) CCIE
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) CCSA
6 1 (4.35%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) F5
3 6 (26.09%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) AlgoSec
6 2 (8.70%) ScanSafe
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Verint
7 1 (4.35%) VMware