The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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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 West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.54% 9.09% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 14
Average daily rate £300 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the West Lothian region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Internet
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint