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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 67 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.82% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 8.18% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £400 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £450 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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 £18.48 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.16%
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
98 110 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.17% 9.97% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 43
Average daily rate £375 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) DNS
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) SSL
4 12 (48.00%) HTTP
4 12 (48.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
10 4 (16.00%) PaaS
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.00%) Heroku
10 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
10 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.00%) Apache
6 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (16.00%) PaaS
1 4 (16.00%) Heroku
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) DNS
2 12 (48.00%) SSL
2 12 (48.00%) HTTP
2 12 (48.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) Telnet
7 1 (4.00%) X.25
7 1 (4.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Web Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
1 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (12.00%) Release Management
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) JCL
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCDST
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.00%) WSUS
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) StatsD
4 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.00%) Legato
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 3 (12.00%) CommVault
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Nortel
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) JBoss
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