The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 22 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 141 122
Rank change year-on-year +61 -19  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 37 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.71% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.42% 1.76% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Median daily rate £225 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £306
% change year-on-year -6.66% +22.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.85 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +4.34%  

Wireless 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 240 568 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.09% 19.33% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 288 137
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £33.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +18.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Scotland

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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 Wireless within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +22 17 £225 -35.71% 4
Aberdeen - 15 £375 -
Glasgow - 3 £225 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £310 -
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 53 (91.38%) Cisco
2 50 (86.21%) LAN
3 48 (82.76%) WAN
4 41 (70.69%) Firewall
5 34 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (56.90%) HP
7 31 (53.45%) F5
8 29 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 28 (48.28%) CCNP
10 27 (46.55%) Network Design
11 26 (44.83%) ITIL
12 25 (43.10%) Riverbed
13 22 (37.93%) BIG-IP
13 22 (37.93%) Degree
14 21 (36.21%) Aruba
14 21 (36.21%) CCIP
14 21 (36.21%) CCDP
14 21 (36.21%) Juniper
14 21 (36.21%) Telecoms
15 20 (34.48%) CCIE
15 20 (34.48%) Computer Science
15 20 (34.48%) Fortinet
15 20 (34.48%) CCSE
15 20 (34.48%) CCSA
15 20 (34.48%) FortiGate
16 19 (32.76%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (32.76%) JNCIA
16 19 (32.76%) JNCIE
16 19 (32.76%) Service Management
16 19 (32.76%) ITSM

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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 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (86.21%) LAN
2 48 (82.76%) WAN
3 41 (70.69%) Firewall
4 22 (37.93%) BIG-IP
5 17 (29.31%) BGP
6 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 13 (22.41%) MPLS
7 13 (22.41%) OSPF
8 10 (17.24%) VPN
9 7 (12.07%) Internet
9 7 (12.07%) Network Security
10 6 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (10.34%) EIGRP
10 6 (10.34%) NetScaler
11 5 (8.62%) Multicast
12 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (6.90%) SNMP
12 4 (6.90%) SSH
13 3 (5.17%) DHCP
13 3 (5.17%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 21 (36.21%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Support
6 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Security Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) CMDB
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) CatOS
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Network Design
2 26 (44.83%) ITIL
3 19 (32.76%) ITSM
3 19 (32.76%) Service Management
4 10 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.62%) QMS
7 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
7 5 (8.62%) Release Management
8 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) C
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) C++
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (48.28%) CCNP
3 22 (37.93%) Degree
4 21 (36.21%) CCDP
4 21 (36.21%) CCIP
5 20 (34.48%) CCIE
5 20 (34.48%) CCSA
5 20 (34.48%) CCSE
6 19 (32.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (32.76%) JNCIA
6 19 (32.76%) JNCIE
7 17 (29.31%) HP ASE
7 17 (29.31%) HP MASE
8 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
8 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.79%) CCNA
10 2 (3.45%) CISSP
11 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (34.48%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.17%) Cacti
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) Cisco
2 33 (56.90%) HP
3 31 (53.45%) F5
4 29 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 25 (43.10%) Riverbed
6 21 (36.21%) Aruba
6 21 (36.21%) Juniper
7 20 (34.48%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.62%) BT
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix
8 5 (8.62%) Siemens
9 4 (6.90%) McAfee
9 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.45%) AlgoSec
10 2 (3.45%) Brocade
10 2 (3.45%) ScanSafe
10 2 (3.45%) Symantec
11 1 (1.72%) Twitter
11 1 (1.72%) Verint
11 1 (1.72%) VMware