The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
UK / Scotland
Rank 65 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 41 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.44% 0.90% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.90% 6.30% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 7
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £301 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +12.67%

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
295 365 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.59% 14.32% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 179 154
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +27 20 £425 +6.25% 3
Glasgow +18 14 £345 -1.42% 3
South Ayrshire - 3 £263 - 2
Aberdeen - 2 - - 3
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £385 - 4
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Internet.

1 31 (31.63%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Finance
3 22 (22.45%) Unix
3 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 21 (21.43%) DHCP
4 21 (21.43%) DNS
4 21 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
6 17 (17.35%) Oracle
7 16 (16.33%) Linux
7 16 (16.33%) Cisco
7 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
8 15 (15.31%) VMware
8 15 (15.31%) SQL
9 14 (14.29%) Intranet
9 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
10 13 (13.27%) Firewall
10 13 (13.27%) Management Information System
11 12 (12.24%) Java
11 12 (12.24%) Citrix
12 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (11.22%) Shell Script
12 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (10.20%) CCNA
13 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.18%) HTML
14 9 (9.18%) CCNP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.08%) Apache
1 4 (4.08%) CMS
1 4 (4.08%) JBoss
2 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.02%) CICS
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) DHCP
1 21 (21.43%) DNS
2 14 (14.29%) Intranet
3 13 (13.27%) Firewall
4 8 (8.16%) HTTPS
4 8 (8.16%) SSL
5 7 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 7 (7.14%) Network Security
6 6 (6.12%) Wireless
7 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.10%) VoIP
8 4 (4.08%) LAN
8 4 (4.08%) WAN
9 3 (3.06%) BGP
9 3 (3.06%) HTTP
9 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.06%) OSPF
9 3 (3.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) BODI
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JIRA
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 10 (10.20%) Administrator
3 9 (9.18%) Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) DBA
6 5 (5.10%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Web Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Production Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Unix Scripter
7 4 (4.08%) Web Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) HTML
2 7 (7.14%) .NET
2 7 (7.14%) CSS
2 7 (7.14%) J2EE
2 7 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (6.12%) jQuery
4 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (4.08%) WSDL
5 4 (4.08%) XML
5 4 (4.08%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.04%) RESTful
6 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.08%) Replication
6 3 (3.06%) DataPower
6 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 2 (2.04%) iSeries
7 2 (2.04%) PKI
7 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.04%) Tandem
7 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.02%) IPTV
8 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.02%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Unix
3 16 (16.33%) Linux
4 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (4.08%) Solaris
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.04%) OpenVMS
8 2 (2.04%) zOS
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (9.18%) Change Control
2 9 (9.18%) Project Management
2 9 (9.18%) Web Development
3 8 (8.16%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.16%) Network Management
3 8 (8.16%) Server Building
4 7 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (7.14%) Change Management
4 7 (7.14%) Data Privacy
4 7 (7.14%) Information Security
4 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.10%) Analytics
6 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.08%) Content Management
7 4 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.16%) C#
6 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.04%) C
7 2 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.02%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.20%) CCNA
5 9 (9.18%) CCNP
5 9 (9.18%) Degree
6 4 (4.08%) MCSE
6 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.04%) ACSA
7 2 (2.04%) CCENT
7 2 (2.04%) ISEB
7 2 (2.04%) MCITP
7 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) MCTS
7 2 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) XenApp
3 8 (8.16%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.08%) NFS
5 4 (4.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.04%) RACF
6 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
1 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.02%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle
3 16 (16.33%) Cisco
4 15 (15.31%) VMware
5 12 (12.24%) Citrix
6 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.14%) F5
7 7 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.14%) HP
7 7 (7.14%) IBM
7 7 (7.14%) Juniper
7 7 (7.14%) TippingPoint
8 4 (4.08%) CommVault
8 4 (4.08%) Compuware
8 4 (4.08%) Google
8 4 (4.08%) NetApp
8 4 (4.08%) OpenText
8 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.08%) Sun
9 2 (2.04%) Apple