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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 111 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 38 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.77% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.81% 6.48% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 10
Average daily rate £328 £450 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +146.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £280 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £71.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £19.50 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £19.50 £114.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+28.59% +17.30%
Internet
UK

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
558 355 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 11.87% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 170 151
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 14 £375 -16.66% 2
Renfrewshire - 13 £310 - 1
Glasgow +3 4 £221 -54.61% 2
Highlands - 3 - -
Dundee +2 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 16 (26.67%) Network Security
3 16 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.67%) CCNP
3 16 (26.67%) CCNA
3 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (25.00%) Juniper
4 15 (25.00%) HP
4 15 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (25.00%) Network Management
4 15 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 15 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 15 (25.00%) F5
4 15 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (21.67%) Data Privacy
6 13 (21.67%) OpenStack
6 13 (21.67%) Oracle
7 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (16.67%) HTML
7 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
9 8 (13.33%) IIS
9 8 (13.33%) DNS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (21.67%) OpenStack
2 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.67%) NServiceBus
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) AdWords
3 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Trello
4 1 (1.67%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) Firewall
2 16 (26.67%) Network Security
3 15 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 15 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 8 (13.33%) SSL
5 5 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 5 (8.33%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.00%) LDAP
7 3 (5.00%) Skype
8 2 (3.33%) Broadband
8 2 (3.33%) DDNS
8 2 (3.33%) DHCP
8 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.33%) OSPF
9 1 (1.67%) 802.11
9 1 (1.67%) BGP
9 1 (1.67%) IPsec
9 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (3.33%) Informix
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Ant
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) git-flow
1 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Specialist
3 4 (6.67%) Analyst
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Content Manager
4 3 (5.00%) DBA
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Web Content Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Web Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) J2EE
3 5 (8.33%) jQuery
3 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 4 (6.67%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) HTML5
4 4 (6.67%) MSMQ
4 4 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (5.00%) Middleware
5 3 (5.00%) REST
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) Google Maps API
6 2 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.67%) JSP
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) DataPower
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (5.00%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 16 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (25.00%) Network Management
4 13 (21.67%) Data Privacy
5 5 (8.33%) Content Management
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) B2B
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) Microservices
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) CCNA
1 16 (26.67%) CCNP
1 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) XenApp
2 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Docker
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.33%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Cisco
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.00%) F5
3 15 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 15 (25.00%) HP
3 15 (25.00%) Juniper
3 15 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 13 (21.67%) Oracle
5 7 (11.67%) Google
5 7 (11.67%) IBM
6 3 (5.00%) CA
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix
6 3 (5.00%) VMware
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) Sun
7 2 (3.33%) Teradata
8 1 (1.67%) Mitel
8 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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