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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 113 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 1.90% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 14.40% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £128 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.00 £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.34 £17.20 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -11.11%
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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
310 368 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.62% 13.22% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 198 111
Average daily rate £309 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £193 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -17.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
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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 -1 15 £294 -24.19% 3
Glasgow -21 2 - - 3
Stirling 0 1 £375 +66.66%
Lanarkshire -7 1 £280 +143.47%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
Fife - 1 - -
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Firewall
3 14 (28.57%) DNS
3 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
5 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.41%) ITIL
7 9 (18.37%) MS Office
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.37%) Cisco
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.33%) Network Security
8 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (16.33%) Banking
8 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (16.33%) Finance
8 8 (16.33%) VMware
8 8 (16.33%) Information Security
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) DHCP
9 7 (14.29%) SCCM
9 7 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) HTTP
10 6 (12.24%) SAN
10 6 (12.24%) IIS
11 5 (10.20%) C++
11 5 (10.20%) Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) CICS
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) Network Security
4 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 6 (12.24%) HTTP
5 6 (12.24%) SAN
6 5 (10.20%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) LAN
6 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (8.16%) PPP
8 3 (6.12%) SSL
8 3 (6.12%) PSTN
8 3 (6.12%) GPRS
8 3 (6.12%) FTP
9 2 (4.08%) VoIP
9 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
9 2 (4.08%) NAS
9 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JMeter
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
1 8 (16.33%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) zOS
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Information Security
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.12%) BDD
6 3 (6.12%) Change Control
6 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.08%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) User Stories
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) ETL
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) C++
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) C
4 3 (6.12%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCDST
3 2 (4.08%) MCP
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) CA Endevor
3 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.04%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) StatsD
4 1 (2.04%) Graphite
4 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Dell
4 3 (6.12%) EMC
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) CommVault
4 3 (6.12%) Veritas
4 3 (6.12%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (4.08%) FireEye
5 2 (4.08%) Remedy
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Reuters
6 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.04%) Altiris
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