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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 76 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 34 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.53% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.13% 11.08% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 13
Median daily rate £363 £350 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +204.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £226 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.45% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £28.16 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £16.00 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £16.00 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%

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
259 352 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.72% 13.80% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 167 164
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 14 £390 -
Glasgow -7 7 £381 +12.54%
Dundee - 4 £105 -
Highlands - 4 £105 -
Edinburgh +4 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 32 (40.51%) Windows
1 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.91%) Firewall
3 23 (29.11%) ITIL
4 21 (26.58%) Cisco
4 21 (26.58%) WAN
5 20 (25.32%) LAN
5 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
6 19 (24.05%) Linux
6 19 (24.05%) Project Management
7 17 (21.52%) Finance
7 17 (21.52%) Release Management
8 16 (20.25%) VMware
8 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
8 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (18.99%) MS Visio
9 15 (18.99%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (18.99%) CMDB
9 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
9 15 (18.99%) QMS
10 14 (17.72%) Unix
10 14 (17.72%) Perl
10 14 (17.72%) OSPF
11 13 (16.46%) MPLS
11 13 (16.46%) BGP
11 13 (16.46%) Wireless
11 13 (16.46%) HP
11 13 (16.46%) Network Security
11 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
11 13 (16.46%) CatOS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.92%) IIS
2 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.27%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Visio
2 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Route 53
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.91%) Firewall
2 21 (26.58%) WAN
3 20 (25.32%) LAN
4 15 (18.99%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (17.72%) OSPF
6 13 (16.46%) BGP
6 13 (16.46%) MPLS
6 13 (16.46%) Network Security
6 13 (16.46%) Wireless
7 12 (15.19%) DNS
7 12 (15.19%) SSL
8 11 (13.92%) Multicast
9 9 (11.39%) DHCP
9 9 (11.39%) SNMP
10 6 (7.59%) VPN
11 3 (3.80%) HTTP
11 3 (3.80%) Internet
11 3 (3.80%) NetScreen
11 3 (3.80%) SAN
11 3 (3.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.27%) Maven
1 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Network Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) IT Technician
2 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Consultant
4 5 (6.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) IT Support
5 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.80%) Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Network Support
6 3 (3.80%) Project Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Security Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) JSON
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) Java EE
3 1 (1.27%) LAMP
3 1 (1.27%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) RESTful
3 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) CMDB
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Clustering
3 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.59%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.53%) iSeries
7 2 (2.53%) Tandem
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.27%) Replication
8 1 (1.27%) RIA
8 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Linux
3 14 (17.72%) Unix
4 13 (16.46%) CatOS
4 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
5 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.66%) AIX
6 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
7 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
8 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (7.59%) Solaris
11 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.53%) Android
12 2 (2.53%) OpenVMS
12 2 (2.53%) zOS
13 1 (1.27%) HPUX
13 1 (1.27%) SUSE
13 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Project Management
3 17 (21.52%) Release Management
4 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
5 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
5 15 (18.99%) QMS
6 12 (15.19%) Network Design
7 10 (12.66%) Quality Management
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.86%) Change Control
8 7 (8.86%) Software Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.59%) SIEM
9 6 (7.59%) Time Management
10 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
10 5 (6.33%) Server Building
11 4 (5.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Perl
2 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
3 9 (11.39%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) C
4 8 (10.13%) Korn
5 4 (5.06%) Java
5 4 (5.06%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) VBA
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) C-shell
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.86%) MCP
4 7 (8.86%) MCTS
5 6 (7.59%) CISSP
5 6 (7.59%) MCSE
6 5 (6.33%) Degree
7 4 (5.06%) CCNP
8 3 (3.80%) CCSP
8 3 (3.80%) CEH
8 3 (3.80%) CISM
8 3 (3.80%) GIAC
9 2 (2.53%) CCIE
9 2 (2.53%) CCNA
9 2 (2.53%) ISEB
10 1 (1.27%) HND
10 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.27%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.27%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) vSphere
3 7 (8.86%) Firmware
3 7 (8.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.59%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) RACF
5 2 (2.53%) Samba
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) NFS
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (7.59%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.80%) Ansible
5 3 (3.80%) QRadar
6 2 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.53%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.53%) Puppet
6 2 (2.53%) yum
7 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) Cisco
3 16 (20.25%) VMware
4 13 (16.46%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) BT
5 8 (10.13%) Siemens
6 7 (8.86%) Citrix
6 7 (8.86%) IBM
6 7 (8.86%) Veritas
7 4 (5.06%) Juniper
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.80%) Splunk
9 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) FireEye
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
10 1 (1.27%) AppSense
10 1 (1.27%) PlateSpin