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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 80 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.98% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 12.00% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate
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£345 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £112 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £14.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -18.84%
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
125 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.53% 8.16% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 37
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 November 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 28 November 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 (53.85%) Web Services
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (42.31%) GPG13
4 11 (42.31%) Protective Monitoring
5 10 (38.46%) CESG
5 10 (38.46%) CESG CLAS
6 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
6 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
6 9 (34.62%) Information Assurance
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (30.77%) Network Security
7 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) Scrum
11 4 (15.38%) Workflow
11 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 4 (15.38%) CSS
11 4 (15.38%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 3 (11.54%) Web Development

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (46.15%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (30.77%) Network Security
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) GoogleTest
1 1 (3.85%) CMake
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Valgrind
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.85%) Clang
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
1 12 (46.15%) CLAS Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) WinRT
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) STL
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) COM
5 1 (3.85%) POSIX
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) CESG
1 10 (38.46%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Protective Monitoring
3 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
3 9 (34.62%) Information Assurance
4 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) BPMN
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) XQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) Nortel
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) BT
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