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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 66 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 1.73% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 13.00% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
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
58 100 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.77% 13.28% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 58 30
Average daily rate £325 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Qualys
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP