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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 85 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 1.03% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 9.55% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Average daily rate £375 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £201 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £383 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
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
147 157 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.58% 10.76% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 71
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
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 April 2016, 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 16 (61.54%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 10 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) IIS
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) SSL
5 8 (30.77%) HTTP
5 8 (30.77%) DHCP
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 7 (26.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (26.92%) Private Cloud
6 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) OSPF
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (23.08%) LDAP
7 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
7 6 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon ELB

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (30.77%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 8 (30.77%) SSL
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) LDAP
4 6 (23.08%) OSPF
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 4 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (11.54%) ATM
7 3 (11.54%) HSRP
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) ISDN
7 3 (11.54%) PPP
7 3 (11.54%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Informix
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Mockito
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Data Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Network Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Servlets
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Swing
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Private Cloud
3 6 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Kanban
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Release Management
5 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) System Testing
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
4 3 (11.54%) IISP
4 3 (11.54%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.69%) Docker
4 2 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
7 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.69%) Sun
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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