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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 70 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.03% 9.22% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 141 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 11.81% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 26
Average daily rate £340 £385 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, 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%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) Information Security
3 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 8 (25.81%) Network Security
3 8 (25.81%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) HP
6 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.90%) LAN
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) HTTP
7 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Selenium
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
8 3 (9.68%) WebDriver

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security
3 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) HTTP
7 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) BGP
7 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) VoIP
8 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (3.23%) PPP
9 1 (3.23%) SSL
9 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.68%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (25.81%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Security Advisor
5 1 (3.23%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
2 1 (3.23%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) EMV
2 1 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) OS/400
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) BCP
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) RPG/400
4 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) RPG
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCP
1 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) NFS
2 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) StatsD
2 1 (3.23%) Graphite
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Ganglia
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Nokia
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Nortel
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) 3PAR