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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 73 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 14 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 1.58% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.15% 13.51% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £181 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.61% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £131 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £195 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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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
153 148 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.49% 11.73% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 33
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £128 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 (44.44%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Intranet
4 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) JUnit
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Information Security
6 6 (22.22%) CISMP
6 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
6 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) Ant
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) CISSP
6 6 (22.22%) CISM
7 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
7 5 (18.52%) LAN
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
7 5 (18.52%) WAN
7 5 (18.52%) Sun
7 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) VMware

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) LiveCycle
2 2 (7.41%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) InDesign
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Intranet
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) VoIP
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Extranet
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JUnit
2 6 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Information Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 2 (7.41%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
4 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.70%) Email Management
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
2 6 (22.22%) CISMP
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Sun
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Sophos
5 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
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Edward Carter Solutions
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