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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.36% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 13.19% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £336 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £376 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

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
106 144 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.01% 10.33% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 46
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £402 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.06% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) SIEM
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) vSphere
5 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) QRadar
6 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
6 3 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) Splunk
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity

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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Route 53
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.76%) HTTP
5 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) TACACS
5 2 (11.76%) VXLAN
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) LDAP
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Tandem
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) OpenVMS
5 2 (11.76%) zOS
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SIEM
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CEH
1 3 (17.65%) CISM
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
1 3 (17.65%) GIAC
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) IISP
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) RACF
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) QRadar
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) FireEye
3 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) CommVault
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat