The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 102 89 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Contract jobs citing Internet 20 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.08% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 11.44% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 16
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £158 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £94.00 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
374 236 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.28% 9.44% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 115 113
Average daily rate £345 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 21
Average hourly rate £17.75 £32.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.96% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.32 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -14 14 £490 +360.09% 1
Glasgow +2 2 £250 -44.44% 5
Fife - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - -
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Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Publishing
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (28.26%) Firewall
6 11 (23.91%) Citrix
7 9 (19.57%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.39%) Web Services
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.04%) Banking
10 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (13.04%) SQL
10 6 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (10.87%) GPG13
11 5 (10.87%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (10.87%) MS Office
11 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.87%) Finance
12 4 (8.70%) CESG
12 4 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (8.70%) HTML
12 4 (8.70%) WAN
12 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (6.52%) Cisco

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) Intranet
4 3 (6.52%) Network Security
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) HSRP
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) IPv4
5 2 (4.35%) IPv6
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Ant
2 1 (2.17%) PVCS
2 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 14 (30.43%) Publishing
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Consultant
1 7 (15.22%) Applications Packager
2 6 (13.04%) CLAS Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.17%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.17%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Technician
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) XSLT
5 1 (2.17%) EDI
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) CESG
1 4 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.87%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.52%) Information Assurance
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.35%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Competitive Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) XQuery
4 1 (2.17%) Jython
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) GPG13
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Citrix
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Juniper
5 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.17%) Zend
6 1 (2.17%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) BT
6 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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