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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 106 95 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 1.09% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 9.71% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 20
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £114 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £100.00 - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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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
356 278 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.78% 11.26% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 118 124
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 13 £383 -3.40% 6
Glasgow -6 2 - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (36.36%) Web Services
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Firewall
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
5 10 (22.73%) WAN
6 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.91%) CESG
8 7 (15.91%) CESG CLAS
8 7 (15.91%) Linux
8 7 (15.91%) .NET
8 7 (15.91%) Java
8 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
8 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (15.91%) Web Development
8 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 7 (15.91%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
8 7 (15.91%) GPG13
8 7 (15.91%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) LiveLink
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) WAN
3 9 (20.45%) LAN
4 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (15.91%) Network Security
4 7 (15.91%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.09%) VoIP
7 3 (6.82%) Intranet
8 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.55%) Wireless
9 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Toad
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) PVCS
3 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.27%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.27%) Clang
3 1 (2.27%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.27%) CMake
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) CLAS Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.36%) J2EE
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
8 1 (2.27%) POSIX
8 1 (2.27%) Middleware
8 1 (2.27%) EDI
8 1 (2.27%) COM
8 1 (2.27%) STL
8 1 (2.27%) XML
8 1 (2.27%) REST
8 1 (2.27%) WinRT
8 1 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) CESG
2 7 (15.91%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
5 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
2 7 (15.91%) Web Development
2 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
2 7 (15.91%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
3 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) MVC
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) OO
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.82%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Sun Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) GPG13
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) Nortel
5 4 (9.09%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) Sun
6 2 (4.55%) F5
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Open Text
7 1 (2.27%) BT
7 1 (2.27%) Kofax
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
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