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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 22 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.87% 0.97% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 6.06% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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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
26 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.30% 16.02% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 8
Average daily rate £150 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Data Mapping
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
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