The first table below looks at the demand for EDI 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 EDI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 60 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing EDI 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.93% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £60.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
EDI
Scotland

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

EDI
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

EDI Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing EDI 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 EDI.

1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) VB
5 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
6 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) MS Office
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (9.68%) Symantec

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing EDI 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 EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Moodle
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.23%) RIP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) WCF
3 1 (3.23%) XSL
3 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VB
2 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) ACTC
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) CCIP
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) EMC
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) Vizioncore
4 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.23%) Polycom
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) CommVault
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Dell