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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 60 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Internet 15 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.19% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.99% 10.85% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £379 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £394 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 £12.56 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.50% -8.57%
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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
79 129 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.48% 10.97% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 39
Average daily rate £250 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
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 £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (39.29%) GPG13
4 11 (39.29%) Protective Monitoring
5 10 (35.71%) CESG
5 10 (35.71%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
6 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
7 8 (28.57%) Network Security
7 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (25.00%) Citrix
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) Publishing
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) Workflow
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) .NET
12 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (28.57%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Valgrind
1 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.57%) GoogleTest
1 1 (3.57%) CMake
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
1 12 (42.86%) CLAS Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) POSIX
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) STL
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) COM
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.57%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) CESG
1 10 (35.71%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
3 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
4 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) XQuery
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Jython
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Nortel
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Google