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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 71 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.57% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 6.31% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £119 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
131 111 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.04% 9.09% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 35
Average daily rate £380 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) Information Security
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Banking
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) SAN
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) LDAP
6 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) Solaris
6 4 (16.00%) UNIX
6 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Juniper
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Nokia
7 3 (12.00%) Internet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) LDAP
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) BGP
5 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.00%) SSH
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) NAS
7 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
1 1 (4.00%) EMV
1 1 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) zOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) BCP
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Content Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (8.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) StatsD
2 1 (4.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) Nortel
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) CA
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