Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Spanning Tree skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spanning Tree over the 6 months to 20 September 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.

Spanning Tree Protocol
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 128 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Spanning Tree 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 2.64% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +1.82% -8.70%
10th Percentile £425 £285 £319
90th Percentile £475 £385 £373
Scotland median daily rate £450 £350 £344
% change year-on-year +28.57% +1.82% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Spanning Tree 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 243 227 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.18% 8.48% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 147
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £210 £210
90th Percentile £549 £488 £477
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £31.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +162.93% -70.53%
10th Percentile £10.30 £30.50 £11.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £11.90
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.67% -14.87% +130.77%

Spanning Tree
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Spanning Tree in Edinburgh

Spanning Tree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spanning Tree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spanning Tree 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 Spanning Tree.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Spanning Tree
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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp