The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.52% 2.55% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 12.20% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.27% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -38.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.65% 20.92% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 11
Average daily rate £325 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £25.09 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
TCP/IP
Scotland

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 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCSP
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
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