The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 16 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.75% 1.79% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 9.09% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.25% 19.64% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 13
Average daily rate £230 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Aberdeen region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Aberdeen region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
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