Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Mentoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mentoring over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 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.

Mentorship
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +30
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 25 72 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.34% 3.01% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.50% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 57
Median daily rate £500 £494 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -5.05% +38.67%
10th Percentile £291 £391 £363
90th Percentile £623 £669 £623
Scotland median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £35.00 £111.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.69% -68.61% -
10th Percentile £15.04 £35.00 £111.25
90th Percentile £16.68 £35.00 £111.75
Scotland median hourly rate £31.13 £35.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year -11.06% -48.15% -

Mentoring is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 917 2,058 2,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.78% 86.11% 88.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 1,074 1,571
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £294
90th Percentile £600 £594 £573
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +58.00%
10th Percentile £16.64 £11.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.03 £45.96
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +5.32% +35.06% -36.73%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Mentoring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Edinburgh

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Mentoring in Edinburgh

Mentoring
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mentoring in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Edinburgh

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring 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 Mentoring.

1 14 (56.00%) Public Sector
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Coaching
3 8 (32.00%) AWS
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Kanban
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) REST
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.00%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (12.00%) Trunk-Based Development
7 3 (12.00%) Threat Management
7 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (12.00%) SIEM
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Azure
7 3 (12.00%) SMTP
7 3 (12.00%) HTTP

Mentoring
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 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) SMTP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) ER Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (56.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Coach
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.00%) User Researcher
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) React
2 1 (4.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (52.00%) Coaching
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
3 7 (28.00%) Kanban
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Threat Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 3 (12.00%) Threat Management
5 3 (12.00%) Trunk-Based Development
5 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
1 8 (32.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) CEH
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk
1 1 (4.00%) VMware