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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 100 93 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Internet 29 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.86% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.36% 9.29% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £147 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £68.25 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 - £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.85 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.79
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.13%
Internet
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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
347 226 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.42% 9.22% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 102 117
Average daily rate £313 £363 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +35.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.66 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +3 21 £450 - 6
Glasgow -14 3 £238 -45.71% 3
Stirling - - - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (42.22%) Firewall
2 17 (37.78%) Oracle
3 16 (35.56%) Web Services
3 16 (35.56%) Windows
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (24.44%) GPG13
6 11 (24.44%) Protective Monitoring
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.22%) Citrix
7 10 (22.22%) CESG
7 10 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 9 (20.00%) Information Assurance
8 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 9 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
9 8 (17.78%) Publishing
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Network Security
10 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.33%) WAN
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) LAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (17.78%) Network Security
4 6 (13.33%) WAN
5 5 (11.11%) LAN
6 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) Intranet
7 2 (4.44%) BGP
7 2 (4.44%) IPv4
7 2 (4.44%) IPv6
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.44%) HSRP
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.22%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.22%) CMake
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) PVCS
2 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 8 (17.78%) Publishing
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) CLAS Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 5 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Packager
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) WinRT
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) STL
5 1 (2.22%) XSLT
5 1 (2.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) CESG
1 10 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Competitive Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.22%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) XQuery
6 1 (2.22%) Jython
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) MCP
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) F5
5 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Nortel
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) BT
6 1 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Google