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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 98 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 23 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 1.38% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 11.78% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 15
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £419 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £71.25 £12.98 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+449.13% -25.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £9.76 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.25 £16.20 £20.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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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
319 297 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.57% 11.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 134
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £188 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.08 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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 -4 12 £275 -29.26% 2
Glasgow -8 3 £159 -42.27% 2
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (38.10%) Oracle
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 14 (33.33%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (26.19%) GPG13
4 11 (26.19%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (23.81%) CESG
5 10 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (23.81%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 9 (21.43%) Information Assurance
6 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.43%) SQL
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 8 (19.05%) WAN
7 8 (19.05%) Network Security
8 7 (16.67%) LAN
8 7 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (19.05%) Network Security
3 8 (19.05%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.76%) Intranet
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) PVCS
1 1 (2.38%) Toad
1 1 (2.38%) Valgrind
1 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.38%) GoogleTest
1 1 (2.38%) CMake
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) CLAS Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Resourcer
9 1 (2.38%) Recruitment Resourcer
9 1 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
3 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.90%) CSS
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) XSLT
7 1 (2.38%) EDI
7 1 (2.38%) POSIX
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware
7 1 (2.38%) Ajax
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (2.38%) STL
7 1 (2.38%) COM
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
7 1 (2.38%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) CESG
1 10 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.19%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (21.43%) Information Assurance
2 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Workflow
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) Web Development
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (2.38%) Customer Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) XQuery
7 1 (2.38%) Jython
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) MCP
1 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) Nortel
4 2 (4.76%) F5
4 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) BT
5 1 (2.38%) Google
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