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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 1.16% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 11.49% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%

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
90 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.66% 10.10% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 47
Median daily rate £395 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) SIEM
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) vSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) CEH
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) Internet

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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Route 53
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (13.33%) HTTP
4 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) TACACS
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
2 2 (13.33%) Tandem
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) OpenVMS
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) zOS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Process Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Detection
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CEH
1 3 (20.00%) CISM
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) GIAC
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) IISP
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) RACF
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) FireEye
4 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat