The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 100 97 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Internet 23 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.91% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 7.97% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 21
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£425 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £398 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £71.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.72% +410.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
Internet
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 276 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.81% 11.36% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 95 155
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £21.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Scotland region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 15 £425 +123.68% 5
Glasgow +8 6 £503 +54.61% 5
Dundee - 2 £285 -
Aberdeen - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (36.84%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Web Development
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) WAN
4 7 (18.42%) LAN
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) JUnit
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Degree
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 6 (15.79%) Ant
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) Sun
6 5 (13.16%) Sun Certification
6 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
6 5 (13.16%) Windows
7 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.53%) Firewall
7 4 (10.53%) Finance

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Intranet
5 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) JUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Web Development
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.89%) Web Design
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Sun
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Nortel
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) Sophos
5 1 (2.63%) Kofax
5 1 (2.63%) Open Text
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) AppSense
5 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
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