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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 70 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 14 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.75% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 6.47% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
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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
143 139 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.01% 11.60% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 23
Average daily rate £340 £385 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £140 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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
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 26 May 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Intranet
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) J2EE
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Ant
6 6 (20.69%) JUnit
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) CISSP
6 6 (20.69%) CISM
6 6 (20.69%) Cyber Security
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) CISMP
6 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Web Development
7 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Sun
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) VoIP
7 5 (17.24%) Windows

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) LiveCycle
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) JRun
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) InDesign
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Intranet
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) VoIP
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) Extranet
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) WLAN
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) FTP
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Ant
1 6 (20.69%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (34.48%) Banking
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Information Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) ISAPI
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) COM+
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Cyber Security
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Email Management
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) CISM
2 6 (20.69%) CISMP
3 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) VMware
1 5 (17.24%) Sun
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Nortel
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects