The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 84 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% - 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £9.80
Broadband
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 121 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.91% 9.58% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 32
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £523 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £11.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% -64.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Broadband across the Edinburgh region.

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Edinburgh region.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) assyst
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Architect
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) IT Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft