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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 78 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 1.32% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 15.13% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £226 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
134 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.76% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) HTTP
7 9 (29.03%) DHCP
7 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.81%) WAN
8 8 (25.81%) LAN
8 8 (25.81%) CCNA
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (22.58%) IIS
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
10 6 (19.35%) Private Cloud
10 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
10 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (19.35%) SSL
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix
11 5 (16.13%) LDAP
11 5 (16.13%) Web Services

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) Confluence
5 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.45%) nginx
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) HTTP
4 9 (29.03%) DHCP
5 8 (25.81%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) OSPF
6 6 (19.35%) SSL
7 5 (16.13%) LDAP
7 5 (16.13%) VLAN
8 4 (12.90%) ATM
8 4 (12.90%) BGP
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
8 4 (12.90%) FTP
8 4 (12.90%) IPsec
8 4 (12.90%) ISDN
8 4 (12.90%) PPP
8 4 (12.90%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (12.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Informix
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) JUnit
1 3 (9.68%) Mockito
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Network Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) Servlets
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Swing
4 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Private Cloud
3 5 (16.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Kanban
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) CCNA
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCIE
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) IISP
3 3 (9.68%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (12.90%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (12.90%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) Docker
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) FireEye
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Meraki