Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 172 188
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.63% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Scotland median daily rate £263 £150 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -57.14% +60.00%
10th Percentile £138 £117 £259
90th Percentile £373 £343 £480
UK median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £19.45 £21.50
% change year-on-year -17.72% -9.56% -2.27%

Wi-Fi 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 554 551 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.35% 11.37% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 285 486
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £185 £137 £217
90th Percentile £525 £525 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 37
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +223.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.94 £13.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.30% -18.95% +18.75%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 8 £300 +160.87% 2
Glasgow - 3 £200 - 3
Renfrewshire -23 2 £205 +64.00%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £365 -
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Brocade
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Ivanti
4 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (26.67%) SCCM
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (26.67%) 3G
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) 3G
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) IPv6
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) IPv4
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) MQTT
6 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Brocade
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Ivanti
2 4 (26.67%) ThinPrint
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Centrify