The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 125 115
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 1.34% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £260 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +5.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £207 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £345 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £41.00 £25.85
% change year-on-year -29.26% +58.60%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 199 374 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.50% 14.52% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 196 154
Median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £40.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Scotland

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 1 £120 - 1
Glasgow +4 1 £400 +10.34%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Aruba
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) ICMP
3 1 (11.11%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) ADSL
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DECT
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) ICMP
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) RIP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCENT
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Aruba
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Progress
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds