Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 130 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing DSL 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.036% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 - -

DSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 245 240 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.34% 8.67% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 124 144
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +1.38%
10th Percentile £203 £210 £206
90th Percentile £561 £500 £480
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £31.00 £13.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +131.43% +8.46%
10th Percentile £10.30 £30.50 £11.97
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £15.14
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +212.50%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in Edinburgh

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) LDAP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) nginx
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (100.00%) Ansible
1 8 (100.00%) Docker
1 8 (100.00%) GitLab
1 8 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (75.00%) Xymon
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (75.00%) Prometheus
2 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) VMware

DSL
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 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) nginx
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (100.00%) GitLab
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
1 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Ansible
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (75.00%) Prometheus
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Xymon
3 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware