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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 61 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Internet 16 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.00% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 8.59% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £389 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% -15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £388 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £390 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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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
82 128 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.83% 11.62% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 40
Average daily rate £300 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £191 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (36.67%) GPG13
4 11 (36.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 10 (33.33%) CESG
5 10 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (33.33%) Citrix
6 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
7 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (26.67%) Publishing
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) Workflow
11 3 (10.00%) VMware
11 3 (10.00%) SQL
11 3 (10.00%) LAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Valgrind
1 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
1 1 (3.33%) CMake
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Publishing
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) WinRT
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) STL
4 1 (3.33%) COM
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) POSIX
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) CESG
1 10 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.33%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) XQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Nortel
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Google