The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 114 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 5.29% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Median daily rate £395 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £205 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £34.75 £14.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.62% -25.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.08%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 202 378 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.48% 14.58% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 200 166
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.00 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Scotland

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 7 £410 +9.33% 5
Glasgow +4 3 £350 +70.73% 1
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Internet.

1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Finance
3 14 (23.73%) Oracle
4 13 (22.03%) DHCP
4 13 (22.03%) DNS
4 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.03%) VMware
5 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
5 12 (20.34%) Unix
6 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (16.95%) Linux
7 10 (16.95%) Citrix
8 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
9 8 (13.56%) XenApp
9 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
9 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
9 8 (13.56%) Intranet
9 8 (13.56%) Java
9 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (11.86%) C#
10 7 (11.86%) HTML
10 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
11 6 (10.17%) Windows 10

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) DHCP
1 13 (22.03%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) Intranet
3 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
4 5 (8.47%) VoIP
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall
6 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
6 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.08%) Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) LAN
7 2 (3.39%) SSL
7 2 (3.39%) TACACS
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) WAN
8 1 (1.69%) MPLS
8 1 (1.69%) MRTG
8 1 (1.69%) OSPF
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Unix Scripter
7 3 (5.08%) Citrix Support
7 3 (5.08%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Production Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Web Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Web Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 4 (6.78%) WSDL
4 4 (6.78%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) XML Messaging
5 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.39%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) RESTful
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) DataPower
4 2 (3.39%) iSeries
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) IPTV
5 1 (1.69%) New Media
5 1 (1.69%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.69%) RIA
5 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Unix
3 10 (16.95%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) Solaris
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.39%) OpenVMS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.39%) zOS
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (10.17%) Change Management
2 6 (10.17%) Web Development
3 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.08%) Analytics
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.08%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.08%) Release Management
5 3 (5.08%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (5.08%) Server Building
5 3 (5.08%) SIEM
6 2 (3.39%) IT Strategy
6 2 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.39%) Software Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) XenApp
3 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.78%) NFS
5 4 (6.78%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) RACF
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) AppDNA
1 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.69%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) IBM
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) CommVault
6 4 (6.78%) NetApp
6 4 (6.78%) Sun
7 2 (3.39%) Compuware
7 2 (3.39%) FireEye
7 2 (3.39%) Google
7 2 (3.39%) OpenText
7 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint