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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 79 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Internet 15 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.96% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 9.15% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate £375 £450 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +148.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £430 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.90 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+19.33% +15.38%
Internet
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
148 153 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.70% 10.49% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 72
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) IIS
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 4 (14.29%) DevOps
10 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (14.29%) NServiceBus
10 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
10 4 (14.29%) HTML5
10 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 4 (14.29%) jQuery
10 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.29%) Banking
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 4 (14.29%) C#

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (14.29%) NServiceBus
4 3 (10.71%) CMS
4 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Skype
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) DDNS
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) PABX
4 1 (3.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) Informix
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) git-flow
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Content Manager
2 3 (10.71%) DBA
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Web Content Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Web Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Technician
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) HTML5
1 4 (14.29%) jQuery
1 4 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 4 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Google Maps API
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Blog
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) BYOD
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 4 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
1 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 4 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (10.71%) B2B
2 3 (10.71%) Content Management
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Microservices
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
3 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) BPMN
4 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.57%) Kanban
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) Teradata
5 1 (3.57%) Mitel