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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 96 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 41 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.76% 5.47% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 11
Median daily rate £338 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £379 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +13.40%
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
381 311 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.01% 9.74% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 203
Median daily rate £338 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.34% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.86 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +17 18 £290 -10.76% 6
Edinburgh +12 17 £355 +18.33% 3
Renfrewshire -16 5 £267 +11.25%
Dundee +2 1 - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 (38.75%) Firewall
2 28 (35.00%) Cisco
3 25 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 23 (28.75%) CCNA
4 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (27.50%) CCNP
5 22 (27.50%) Load Balancing
5 22 (27.50%) Network Security
6 21 (26.25%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (26.25%) Network Management
6 21 (26.25%) F5
6 21 (26.25%) Fortinet
6 21 (26.25%) HP
6 21 (26.25%) Finance
6 21 (26.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 20 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 20 (25.00%) Juniper
7 20 (25.00%) TippingPoint
8 19 (23.75%) Windows
9 17 (21.25%) Data Privacy
10 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (18.75%) OpenStack
12 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.25%) Unix
13 13 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (15.00%) Oracle
14 12 (15.00%) DNS
15 11 (13.75%) SSL
15 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
16 10 (12.50%) Linux

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 15 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.75%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) CMS
5 3 (3.75%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.75%) GeoServer
5 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) lighttpd
6 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.50%) nginx
6 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.25%) CICS
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) AdWords
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.25%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) Firewall
2 22 (27.50%) Network Security
3 21 (26.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 20 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (15.00%) DNS
6 11 (13.75%) SSL
7 10 (12.50%) WAN
8 9 (11.25%) LAN
8 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.75%) OSPF
9 7 (8.75%) Wireless
10 6 (7.50%) BGP
10 6 (7.50%) HTTP
11 5 (6.25%) DHCP
11 5 (6.25%) EIGRP
11 5 (6.25%) MPLS
12 4 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (5.00%) VLAN
12 4 (5.00%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) GIS
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.50%) Informix
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) BODI
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.75%) Gradle
1 3 (3.75%) JBehave
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) Maven
1 3 (3.75%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Law
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Analyst
3 6 (7.50%) Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Server Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Consultant
6 3 (3.75%) Content Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Network Support
6 3 (3.75%) Web Content Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Web Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) Performance Tester
7 2 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.75%) Google Maps API
3 3 (3.75%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) Leaflet
3 3 (3.75%) OpenLayers
3 3 (3.75%) PostGIS
4 2 (2.50%) CSS
4 2 (2.50%) Django
4 2 (2.50%) LAMP
4 2 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.50%) Laravel
4 2 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
4 2 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.25%) React
5 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Cryptography
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Blog
5 2 (2.50%) DataPower
5 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Arduino
6 1 (1.25%) BYOD
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Unix
3 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.50%) Solaris
6 4 (5.00%) AIX
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Debian
7 2 (2.50%) SUSE
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Load Balancing
2 21 (26.25%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (26.25%) Network Management
3 17 (21.25%) Data Privacy
4 13 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) Content Management
7 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.00%) Analytics
8 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.00%) High Availability
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.00%) Test Management
9 3 (3.75%) B2B
9 3 (3.75%) Project Management
9 3 (3.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) Java
2 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.50%) VBScript
3 5 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (3.75%) C
5 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) C++
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
5 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) CCNA
1 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (27.50%) CCNP
3 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) P3O
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) XenApp
2 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (1.25%) Docker
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.25%) RACF
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Cacti
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.50%) Munin
1 2 (2.50%) Nagios
1 2 (2.50%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Cisco
2 25 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 21 (26.25%) F5
3 21 (26.25%) Fortinet
3 21 (26.25%) HP
4 20 (25.00%) Juniper
4 20 (25.00%) TippingPoint
5 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.00%) Oracle
7 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.25%) Google
9 4 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (3.75%) ESRI
10 3 (3.75%) VMware
11 2 (2.50%) IBM
11 2 (2.50%) Siebel
11 2 (2.50%) Sun
12 1 (1.25%) Brocade
12 1 (1.25%) Compuware
12 1 (1.25%) Intel Security
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