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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 6.76% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£105 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £450 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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
95 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.03% 11.99% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 42
Average daily rate £340 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) UNIX
4 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) JSP
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) Perl
9 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 3 (12.50%) SNMP
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) IPv4
5 1 (4.17%) IPv6
5 1 (4.17%) DMZ
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) JSP
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) OWASP
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) Korn
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) C-shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) MCTS
6 3 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) ISEB
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) Samba
3 1 (4.17%) Nmap
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco