The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 70 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.68% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 7.61% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +64.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 92 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.46% 8.93% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
TCP/IP
Scotland

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) DNS
4 14 (58.33%) HTTP
5 13 (54.17%) SSL
5 13 (54.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (41.67%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (25.00%) DHCP
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
9 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.67%) Heroku
10 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
10 4 (16.67%) Project Management
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Release Management
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (16.67%) vSphere
10 4 (16.67%) PaaS
10 4 (16.67%) Dell

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Heroku
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) DNS
2 14 (58.33%) HTTP
3 13 (54.17%) SSL
3 13 (54.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) FTP
8 1 (4.17%) RIP
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) SNA
8 1 (4.17%) OSPF
8 1 (4.17%) Firewall
8 1 (4.17%) BGP
8 1 (4.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) ProC
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) EDI
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
1 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Release Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) DSDM
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) JCL
2 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCIP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCDP
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Legato
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.17%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) StatsD
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Dell
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) CommVault
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.17%) Polycom
5 1 (4.17%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade