The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 80 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.62% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 7.35% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £355 £276 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -28.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +7.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +24.13%
TCP/IP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 136 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.68% 8.41% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 71
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £160 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £415 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) IIS
4 9 (40.91%) VBScript
4 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) SSL
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) ATM
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
6 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (27.27%) VLAN
7 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 6 (27.27%) High Availability
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) CCNP
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (27.27%) Internet
7 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 6 (27.27%) OSPF
7 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 6 (27.27%) Finance

TCP/IP
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) SSL
3 7 (31.82%) ATM
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) BGP
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) OSPF
4 6 (27.27%) VLAN
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) DMVPN
5 5 (22.73%) HSRP
5 5 (22.73%) ISDN
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) PPP
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) X.25
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Data Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IP Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) High Availability
1 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
1 9 (40.91%) VBScript
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCIE
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) IISP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) NCR
4 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
4 2 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) VMware