Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 174 160
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 1.68% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
Scotland median daily rate £319 £225 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -26.83% +26.15%
10th Percentile £246 £130 £194
90th Percentile £393 £410 £380
UK median daily rate £360 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +10.77% -13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.91 £33.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.52% +73.68% -15.56%

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 484 536 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.31% 11.39% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 308 398
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £138 £150 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £454
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 37
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +23.53%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.74 £11.54
90th Percentile £36.23 £33.38 £54.30
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.13% -16.89% +2.27%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +19 13 £313 +38.89% 5
Aberdeenshire - 2 £365 -
Glasgow -19 1 £275 +27.91% 4
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) VoIP
5 6 (37.50%) CCNA
5 6 (37.50%) MPLS
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Brocade
7 4 (25.00%) IPv6
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (12.50%) IPv4
10 1 (6.25%) VPN
10 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
10 1 (6.25%) Firmware

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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) MPLS
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) IPv6
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) IPv4
6 1 (6.25%) MQTT
6 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Trac
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Brocade