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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 105 107 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 24 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.71% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 5.25% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £334 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% +3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £329 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £339 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £311
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.86%
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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
331 343 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 13.56% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 167 127
Average daily rate £325 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £16.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +2 14 £250 - 4
Renfrewshire - 4 £240 -
Glasgow -5 2 £488 +46.06%
Dundee -5 1 £285 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £275 -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Degree
3 10 (20.83%) Intranet
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Banking
4 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) WAN
4 9 (18.75%) MS Office
4 9 (18.75%) LAN
5 8 (16.67%) Web Services
6 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) VMware
6 7 (14.58%) Windows
6 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.58%) JUnit
6 7 (14.58%) Java
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (12.50%) DNS
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.50%) CISSP
7 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (12.50%) J2EE
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.50%) Ant

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Lync
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) JRun
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) InDesign
4 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Intranet
2 9 (18.75%) WAN
2 9 (18.75%) LAN
3 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) SAN
5 4 (8.33%) WLAN
6 3 (6.25%) Extranet
6 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) FTP
8 1 (2.08%) SSL
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Ant
3 3 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
1 10 (20.83%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Programme Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Data Network Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) J2EE
3 4 (8.33%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) COM+
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ISAPI
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) PMI
4 2 (4.17%) Economics
4 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) TDD
2 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 6 (12.50%) Information Security
4 5 (10.42%) Web Design
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Web Development
5 4 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (8.33%) ITSM
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Content Management
6 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) CISM
2 6 (12.50%) CISMP
3 5 (10.42%) Sun Certification
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.25%) CAPM
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) HND
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) BS7799
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) VMware
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Sun
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Adobe
5 3 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Nortel
6 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) AppSense
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) Sophos
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) Infoblox