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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 85 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.97% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 10.77% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Median daily rate £355 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% -20.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
151 130 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.40% 9.04% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 91
Median daily rate £355 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £140 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) DNS
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) IIS
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
6 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 8 (36.36%) VBScript
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) SSL
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) HTTP
9 5 (22.73%) ATM
9 5 (22.73%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) VLAN
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (18.18%) High Availability

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 11 (50.00%) IIS
2 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) SSL
3 7 (31.82%) DHCP
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) ATM
5 5 (22.73%) HTTP
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) DMVPN
7 3 (13.64%) HSRP
7 3 (13.64%) MPLS
7 3 (13.64%) PPP
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Server Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Data Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
1 2 (9.09%) Servlets
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Kanban
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 8 (36.36%) VBScript
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCIE
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) IISP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) NCR
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
7 2 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Splunk