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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 94 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing Internet 31 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.53% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.37% 12.13% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 17
Average daily rate £190 £288 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% -8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £134 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £391 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £71.50 £12.83 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+457.39% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £10.90 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.30 £14.76 £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.41%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 305 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.37% 12.63% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 146 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.84 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Internet
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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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 20 £181 -9.50% 3
Dundee +1 5 - -
Glasgow -13 3 £328 -2.96%
Fife - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (29.55%) Publishing
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (22.73%) Citrix
6 9 (20.45%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) Firewall
8 7 (15.91%) Banking
9 6 (13.64%) Middleware
9 6 (13.64%) MS Office
9 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
9 6 (13.64%) SQL
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.09%) Intranet
11 3 (6.82%) WAN
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco
11 3 (6.82%) Linux
11 3 (6.82%) Change Management
11 3 (6.82%) Subversion
11 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.55%) HSRP
12 2 (4.55%) Workflow
12 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (4.55%) Content Management
12 2 (4.55%) Retail
12 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
12 2 (4.55%) WebSphere

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) Intranet
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) HSRP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) IPv4
4 2 (4.55%) IPv6
4 2 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) MSDE
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.27%) DataStage
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
2 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Gradle
General
1 13 (29.55%) Publishing
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Applications Packager
2 5 (11.36%) Systems Support
2 5 (11.36%) Support Specialist
2 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Designer
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Physics
2 1 (2.27%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.27%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) AIX
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.82%) Change Management
1 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (4.55%) Workflow
2 2 (4.55%) Content Management
2 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
2 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
2 2 (4.55%) Migration
2 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (4.55%) OO
2 2 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.27%) OOD
3 1 (2.27%) SOA
3 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
3 1 (2.27%) MVC
3 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.27%) Release Management
3 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C++
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Juniper
4 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (2.27%) Telerik
5 1 (2.27%) F5
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