Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 99 127
Rank change year-on-year -1 +28 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 35 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.14% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.54% 8.51% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £319 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +27.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £218
90th Percentile £400 £543 £431
Scotland median daily rate £328 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +19.09% - +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £11.79 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.38% -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £11.79 £40.75
% change year-on-year +154.45% -71.07% +35.83%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 279 282 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.47% 13.36% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 150 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £555 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.38% +108.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.10 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Edinburgh

Wireless
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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Edinburgh

Wireless
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 24 November 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 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 32 (91.43%) Firewall
3 31 (88.57%) Cisco
4 29 (82.86%) WAN
5 20 (57.14%) BGP
6 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
7 18 (51.43%) VPN
8 17 (48.57%) MPLS
9 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
10 12 (34.29%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (34.29%) SNMP
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (31.43%) Project Management
11 11 (31.43%) SSH
12 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 10 (28.57%) CCNA
12 10 (28.57%) Internet
12 10 (28.57%) F5
13 8 (22.86%) OSPF
14 7 (20.00%) HP
14 7 (20.00%) Finance
14 7 (20.00%) Network Security
15 6 (17.14%) Degree
15 6 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
15 6 (17.14%) Network Design
16 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
16 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
16 5 (14.29%) Unix
16 5 (14.29%) HSRP
16 5 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

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 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 32 (91.43%) Firewall
3 29 (82.86%) WAN
4 20 (57.14%) BGP
5 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
6 18 (51.43%) VPN
7 17 (48.57%) MPLS
8 12 (34.29%) SNMP
9 11 (31.43%) SSH
10 10 (28.57%) Internet
11 8 (22.86%) OSPF
12 7 (20.00%) Network Security
13 6 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
14 5 (14.29%) HSRP
14 5 (14.29%) IPsec
15 4 (11.43%) 802.11
15 4 (11.43%) DHCP
15 4 (11.43%) DNS
15 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Switch Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Support
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.57%) Data Security
5 3 (8.57%) Database Security
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Measurement
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCSA
5 1 (2.86%) CCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cacti
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) F5
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) VMware