The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 68 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 8.51% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 47 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.05% 6.80% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Glasgow region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Glasgow region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (25.00%) PDA
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (16.67%) Wireshark

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) IPv6
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
4 1 (8.33%) Deskside Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) PDA
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
1 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) IBM