The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 77 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing iPad 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.71% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 3.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.54 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-21.64% -14.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
311 227 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.73% 20.18% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 112 69
Average daily rate £400 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPad across the Edinburgh region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) iPhone
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing iPad 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 iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Apple
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) Ektron
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix