Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure Scotland
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 64 38
Rank change year-on-year -24 -26 +6
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 20 83 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.03% 2.92% 4.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.36% 24.78% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 73
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £120 £132 £128
90th Percentile £563 £558 £563
Scotland median daily rate £463 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +19.20% +10.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 193 335 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.97% 11.77% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 172 277
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -
10th Percentile £134 £207 £206
90th Percentile £552 £550 £568
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.12% -28.42% -14.41%
10th Percentile £47.50 £12.30 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £31.50 £32.88
Scotland median hourly rate £18.95 £17.75 £18.63
% change year-on-year +6.76% -4.70% -25.50%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 13 (65.00%) Public Sector
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) GitLab
4 2 (10.00%) AWS
4 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (10.00%) Go
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
4 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) AWS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (10.00%) GitLab
General
1 13 (65.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Architect
1 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) PC Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Build Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Go
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) Sophos
2 1 (5.00%) VMware