Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 166 195
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29 -31
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 30 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 1.68% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Scotland median daily rate £210 £306 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -10.91% -10.42%
10th Percentile £149 £141 £232
90th Percentile £230 £418 £424
UK median daily rate £369 £360 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% -7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% -52.50% +44.93%

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 637 475 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.42% 11.22% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 251 479
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £199 £163 £223
90th Percentile £510 £463 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 49
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.01 £14.00
90th Percentile £32.48 £48.08 £44.80
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +21.95%

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 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 22 July 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
Renfrewshire - 16 £220 -
Glasgow -15 11 £205 -48.75% 2
Edinburgh -26 3 £136 +18.48%
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (80.00%) DHCP
3 23 (76.67%) Citrix
3 23 (76.67%) DNS
3 23 (76.67%) SCCM
4 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 22 (73.33%) Fat Client
4 22 (73.33%) Software Delivery
4 22 (73.33%) Thin Client
4 22 (73.33%) 3G
5 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (66.67%) XenApp
7 19 (63.33%) Windows 8
7 19 (63.33%) Windows 10
7 19 (63.33%) ThinPrint
7 19 (63.33%) Ivanti
7 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (63.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (63.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 19 (63.33%) VMware
7 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
8 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
10 11 (36.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (36.67%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (26.67%) Degree
11 8 (26.67%) Computer Science

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) DHCP
2 23 (76.67%) DNS
3 22 (73.33%) 3G
4 3 (10.00%) SMS
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (43.33%) Support Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Support
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Fat Client
1 22 (73.33%) Thin Client
2 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 10
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 8
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (3.33%) Email Filtering
2 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) XenApp
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) SCCM
2 19 (63.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Citrix
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Ivanti
3 19 (63.33%) ThinPrint
3 19 (63.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Centrify
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco