Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Internet
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 97 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -25
Contract jobs citing Internet 39 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.32% 1.41% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.98% 10.64% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £315 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.64% -11.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £321 £331
90th Percentile £425 £435 £424
Scotland median daily rate £353 £330 £389
% change year-on-year +6.82% -15.11% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.09 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +160.61% -82.45%

Internet 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 279 282 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.46% 13.30% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 151 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £555 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +73.91% -42.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Edinburgh

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Edinburgh

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Edinburgh

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 12 (30.77%) LAN
4 11 (28.21%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
5 10 (25.64%) Wireless
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 9 (23.08%) F5
7 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
7 8 (20.51%) NetScaler
7 8 (20.51%) Citrix
7 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) Intranet
8 7 (17.95%) XML
8 7 (17.95%) SOAP
8 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 6 (15.38%) Network Security
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) Information Security
10 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
10 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection

Internet
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 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) IaaS
2 4 (10.26%) PaaS
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) LAN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) Wireless
4 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.51%) NetScaler
6 7 (17.95%) Intranet
7 6 (15.38%) Network Security
8 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
8 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (10.26%) 802.11
9 4 (10.26%) BGP
9 4 (10.26%) DNS
9 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
9 4 (10.26%) IPsec
9 4 (10.26%) LDAP
9 4 (10.26%) MPLS
9 4 (10.26%) OSPF
9 4 (10.26%) VPN
9 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Appium
3 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) SOAP
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.82%) jQuery
2 5 (12.82%) RESTful
3 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
3 4 (10.26%) Java EE
3 4 (10.26%) XSLT
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) JSON
4 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.69%) SignalR
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) Information Security
6 5 (12.82%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Change Control
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) Runbook
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Content Management
8 3 (7.69%) Data Security
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) Network Design
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Dart
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCNA
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.56%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 9 (23.08%) F5
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.13%) Adobe
7 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Imperva
7 2 (5.13%) Teradata
8 1 (2.56%) CA
8 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.56%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (2.56%) VMware