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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 65 60 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 1.14% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 10.48% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.35% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £400 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 - £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.02% -9.00%
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
80 124 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.71% 10.86% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 42
Average daily rate £265 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) DNS
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) SSL
4 12 (44.44%) HTTP
4 12 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (18.52%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (18.52%) Symantec
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) DHCP
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
9 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.81%) Heroku
10 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.81%) PaaS
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) Apache
5 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) PaaS
1 4 (14.81%) Heroku
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) SSL
2 12 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
2 12 (44.44%) HTTP
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Telnet
6 1 (3.70%) X.25
6 1 (3.70%) LDAP
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Web Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Project Management
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
2 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) DSDM
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Bourne shell
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCDST
2 2 (7.41%) MCTS
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Legato
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Ganglia
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) StatsD
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Symantec
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) CommVault
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) HP
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