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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 62 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% 5.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
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£214 £103 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.28% -68.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £102 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £241 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.89% 8.64% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 34
Average daily rate £324 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) UNIX
4 13 (44.83%) JSP
4 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (24.14%) Citrix
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.24%) IBM
10 5 (17.24%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (13.79%) DMZ
3 3 (10.34%) SNMP
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) JSP
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) DataPower
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Korn
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) C-shell
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
4 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) ISEB
7 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Samba
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) HP
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) VMware