The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 23 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.85% 0.13% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.72% 2.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.95% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.75% 5.10% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 25
Average daily rate £324 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
TCP/IP
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (46.43%) JSP
5 12 (42.86%) UNIX
6 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
8 9 (32.14%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) HP
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
10 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (17.86%) SAN
12 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
12 5 (17.86%) DNS
12 5 (17.86%) Linux
12 5 (17.86%) Java
13 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
13 4 (14.29%) IIS
13 4 (14.29%) Tomcat

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) DMZ
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.71%) SNMP
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) JSP
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) DataPower
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) MCP
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) MCTS
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
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