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 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 49 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.56% 0.34% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.50% 3.95% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £205 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.54% 8.65% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 37
Average daily rate £333 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £68.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) VPN
3 9 (28.13%) SSL
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.00%) F5
5 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) tcpdump
5 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (21.88%) SNMP
5 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.75%) CISSP
6 6 (18.75%) Solaris
6 6 (18.75%) Legal
7 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) LAN
7 5 (15.63%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (15.63%) Juniper
7 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
8 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (12.50%) Firmware
8 4 (12.50%) SharePoint

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) SSL
2 9 (28.13%) VPN
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (21.88%) SNMP
4 7 (21.88%) tcpdump
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) WAN
6 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) 802.11
8 1 (3.13%) ATM
8 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
8 1 (3.13%) ISDN
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Check Point Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) PDA
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
2 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) MCTS
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSD
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.00%) F5
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Juniper
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Altiris
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Verint