The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 73 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.84% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.45% 11.63% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£383 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £112 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -5.19%
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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
142 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.73% 7.24% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 40
Average daily rate £370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -32.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (25.00%) CESG
6 7 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (25.00%) Web Development
6 7 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 7 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 7 (25.00%) GPG13
6 7 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 6 (21.43%) WAN
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) JUnit
7 6 (21.43%) Java
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) J2EE

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Valgrind
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.57%) GoogleTest
3 1 (3.57%) CMake
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Clang
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) WinRT
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) STL
5 1 (3.57%) COM
5 1 (3.57%) POSIX
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (25.00%) CESG
1 7 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Web Development
2 7 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCP
1 4 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
4 4 (14.29%) Sun
4 4 (14.29%) Nortel
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
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