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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 59 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 6.25% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£214 £103 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.28% -68.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.98% -6.76%
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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
79 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.59% 10.41% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 31
Average daily rate £324 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £188 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.73 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.20% -35.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 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 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) UNIX
4 10 (38.46%) JSP
4 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix
8 6 (23.08%) SAN
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 4 (15.38%) Project Management
10 4 (15.38%) DNS
10 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (15.38%) SCCM
10 4 (15.38%) Migration

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) SNMP
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) JSP
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) DataPower
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Korn
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C-shell
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) MCP
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) ISEB
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) VMware