The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 91 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 39 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.33% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.74% 10.11% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 11
Average daily rate £350 £125 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +76.66%
TCP/IP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 356 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.23% 13.19% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 167 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Scotland region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Scotland region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 16 £375 +15.38% 3
Glasgow +12 14 £345 +206.66% 3
Fife +2 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £353 -
Renfrewshire -7 1 £275 -20.85%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (40.00%) Cisco
1 32 (40.00%) Firewall
2 25 (31.25%) DNS
2 25 (31.25%) Linux
3 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.75%) LAN
3 19 (23.75%) WAN
4 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
4 17 (21.25%) DHCP
4 17 (21.25%) SSL
4 17 (21.25%) Windows
4 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
5 16 (20.00%) Java
5 16 (20.00%) VPN
6 15 (18.75%) Unix
6 15 (18.75%) VMware
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.25%) F5
9 11 (13.75%) SCCM
9 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (13.75%) OSPF
9 11 (13.75%) Oracle
9 11 (13.75%) HTTP
10 10 (12.50%) ITIL
10 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (11.25%) Finance
11 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (8.75%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) Apache
3 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.75%) Confluence
6 2 (2.50%) nginx
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) Firewall
2 25 (31.25%) DNS
3 19 (23.75%) LAN
3 19 (23.75%) WAN
4 17 (21.25%) DHCP
4 17 (21.25%) SSL
5 16 (20.00%) VPN
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (13.75%) HTTP
7 11 (13.75%) OSPF
8 10 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (11.25%) BGP
9 9 (11.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (11.25%) LDAP
9 9 (11.25%) SNMP
9 9 (11.25%) VLAN
10 7 (8.75%) EIGRP
10 7 (8.75%) IPsec
10 7 (8.75%) SAN
11 6 (7.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) Informix
4 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) JUnit
1 3 (3.75%) Mockito
2 1 (1.25%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Network Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Consultant
4 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Check Point Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) VMware Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) Servlets
3 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.75%) Spring
3 3 (3.75%) Swing
4 2 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.50%) LAMP
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.50%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.00%) PDA
6 3 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.50%) CMDB
8 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) BYOD
8 1 (1.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 15 (18.75%) Unix
4 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.50%) Solaris
7 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.50%) CatOS
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (10.00%) Project Management
3 8 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.75%) DevOps
4 7 (8.75%) Validation
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.25%) Release Management
6 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.00%) Kanban
7 4 (5.00%) Network Design
7 4 (5.00%) Network Management
7 4 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (7.50%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) VB
4 4 (5.00%) VB6
5 3 (3.75%) C
5 3 (3.75%) C#
5 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.50%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) C-shell
6 2 (2.50%) Korn
6 2 (2.50%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.25%) CCNA
4 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (10.00%) MCP
4 8 (10.00%) MCTS
5 7 (8.75%) CCNP
5 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.00%) CCIE
7 4 (5.00%) CISSP
8 3 (3.75%) IISP
8 3 (3.75%) ISEB
9 2 (2.50%) MCDST
9 2 (2.50%) OCP
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) GAMP
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) Firmware
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.00%) Xen
5 2 (2.50%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.50%) Samba
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) SCCM
2 8 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Cisco
2 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
4 15 (18.75%) VMware
5 13 (16.25%) F5
6 11 (13.75%) Oracle
7 8 (10.00%) HP
8 6 (7.50%) Juniper
9 5 (6.25%) Citrix
10 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
10 4 (5.00%) IBM
11 3 (3.75%) FireEye
11 3 (3.75%) SAP
12 2 (2.50%) EMC
12 2 (2.50%) Imperva
12 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.50%) Siemens
12 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.50%) Sun
12 2 (2.50%) Sybase
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £14 - £18 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago