Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 161 182
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.83% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Scotland median daily rate £181 £350 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.21% +60.00% -12.67%
10th Percentile £118 £259 £165
90th Percentile £363 £480 £269
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £23.35
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year +32.00% +16.14% +10.38%

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 602 711 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.10% 16.55% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 426 309
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £150 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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
West Lothian - 4 £306 -
Edinburgh -13 2 £115 -75.53% 1
Stirling - 1 £150 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £125 -
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
3 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Trac
4 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) MQTT
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Moodle
4 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 (11.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) MQTT
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Operator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
2 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds