Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 125 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.22% 4.05% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.06% 31.23% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 49 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £139 £144 £111
90th Percentile £563 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.64% - -

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 462 253 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.61% 12.98% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 137 209
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -18.08%
10th Percentile £207 £153 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £341
% change year-on-year - +9.97% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -14.42% +105.61%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -23.08% +104.60%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.20%) Project Management
4 23 (18.40%) Linux
5 22 (17.60%) VMware
6 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
7 20 (16.00%) DevOps
8 19 (15.20%) Windows
8 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
9 17 (13.60%) Business Analysis
10 13 (10.40%) Java
10 13 (10.40%) Cisco
11 12 (9.60%) Firewall
11 12 (9.60%) ITIL
11 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (9.60%) Ansible
12 11 (8.80%) User Stories
12 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (8.00%) Oracle
13 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.00%) WAN
13 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
14 9 (7.20%) LAN
14 9 (7.20%) SQL
14 9 (7.20%) SCCM
14 9 (7.20%) Scrum
15 8 (6.40%) Kanban
15 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Project

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 5 (4.00%) JBoss
1 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.20%) IIS
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.40%) Apache
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.80%) Confluence
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.80%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) Route 53
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Firewall
2 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.00%) WAN
3 9 (7.20%) LAN
4 5 (4.00%) DNS
4 5 (4.00%) SAN
4 5 (4.00%) VPN
4 5 (4.00%) VXLAN
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.20%) DHCP
5 4 (3.20%) VLAN
5 4 (3.20%) VoIP
6 3 (2.40%) BGP
6 3 (2.40%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.40%) OSPF
6 3 (2.40%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.60%) Internet
7 2 (1.60%) MPLS
7 2 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) GIS
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Informix
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.80%) QlikView
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.20%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.40%) JIRA
3 3 (2.40%) Maven
4 2 (1.60%) Ant
4 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.60%) GitLab
4 2 (1.60%) Selenium
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Bower
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) ERwin
5 1 (0.80%) Hudson
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.60%) Legal
2 2 (1.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.00%) Analyst
2 13 (10.40%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.60%) Network Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Architect
7 6 (4.80%) Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) IT Support
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) HTML
2 4 (3.20%) Java EE
2 4 (3.20%) Middleware
3 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.40%) jQuery
3 3 (2.40%) Web Services
4 2 (1.60%) .NET
4 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.60%) LAMP
4 2 (1.60%) Spring
4 2 (1.60%) XML
5 1 (0.80%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.80%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.80%) Node.js
5 1 (0.80%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.80%) React
5 1 (0.80%) Sass
5 1 (0.80%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.60%) Private Cloud
2 7 (5.60%) User Experience
3 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (3.20%) Blog
5 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.60%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.60%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.60%) Wiki
7 1 (0.80%) CESG
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Linux
2 19 (15.20%) Windows
3 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.80%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.20%) Unix
9 3 (2.40%) Solaris
9 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.20%) Project Management
3 20 (16.00%) DevOps
4 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
5 17 (13.60%) Business Analysis
6 12 (9.60%) ITIL
7 11 (8.80%) User Stories
8 9 (7.20%) Scrum
9 8 (6.40%) Kanban
9 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.60%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.80%) Open Source
11 6 (4.80%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.00%) Build Automation
12 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.00%) Change Control
12 5 (4.00%) Change Management
13 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
13 4 (3.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.40%) Java
2 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
2 9 (7.20%) SQL
3 8 (6.40%) Python
4 7 (5.60%) Perl
5 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.80%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.80%) Go
7 1 (0.80%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.60%) Degree
3 6 (4.80%) APMP
3 6 (4.80%) CCNP
4 5 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.60%) CCNA
7 2 (1.60%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.60%) MCSE
7 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.80%) CLAS
8 1 (0.80%) HND
8 1 (0.80%) IISP
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.80%) MCP
8 1 (0.80%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) PMO
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) QA
4 2 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.60%) Docker
3 7 (5.60%) VMware NSX
4 6 (4.80%) vSphere
5 4 (3.20%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Ansible
2 9 (7.20%) SCCM
3 5 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.20%) Puppet
4 4 (3.20%) SELinux
4 4 (3.20%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.60%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.60%) vRealize
6 1 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Packer
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.60%) VMware
3 13 (10.40%) Cisco
4 10 (8.00%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) Citrix
6 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.40%) EMC
7 3 (2.40%) Pega
7 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.60%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.60%) CommVault
8 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.60%) Sophos
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.80%) F5
9 1 (0.80%) Google
9 1 (0.80%) Mitel
9 1 (0.80%) NetApp
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds