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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 74 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.14% 10.64% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£294 £305 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% -28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £139 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £364 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.97 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +12.08%
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
137 94 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.12% 7.93% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 33
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) DNS
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) Network Security
3 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (25.00%) Banking
5 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.88%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 6 (18.75%) MS Office
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) vSphere
7 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 5 (15.63%) DHCP
7 5 (15.63%) HTTP
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (12.50%) Information Security
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Linux
8 4 (12.50%) SQL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) CICS
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) Network Security
3 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) HTTP
5 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.25%) ATM
7 2 (6.25%) ISDN
7 2 (6.25%) PPP
7 2 (6.25%) FTP
7 2 (6.25%) IntruShield
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
7 2 (6.25%) OSPF
7 2 (6.25%) BGP
8 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JMeter
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
1 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Network Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) CLARiiON
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) zOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.13%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) RPG
4 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Ganglia
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) StatsD
3 1 (3.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) FireEye
5 3 (9.38%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) CommVault
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Wyse
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
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