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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 91 118 80
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -38
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 46 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 0.53% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.07% 5.47% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 29
Median daily rate £344 £228 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.09% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £111 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £458 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £16.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £31.34 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +28.57%
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
381 311 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.01% 9.74% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 203
Median daily rate £338 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.34% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.86 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire - 16 £335 -
Edinburgh +4 13 £355 +102.85% 1
Glasgow +14 12 £309 -31.38% 2
Aberdeen - 2 £345 -
TCP/IP
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 49 (40.83%) WAN
1 49 (40.83%) DNS
2 47 (39.17%) SSL
3 45 (37.50%) Windows
4 37 (30.83%) Security Cleared
5 33 (27.50%) PowerShell
6 32 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 31 (25.83%) LAN
8 30 (25.00%) SNMP
8 30 (25.00%) HP
8 30 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (23.33%) ITIL
9 28 (23.33%) Linux
10 27 (22.50%) Unix
10 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
11 25 (20.83%) SCCM
12 23 (19.17%) SAN
12 23 (19.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 23 (19.17%) Firewall
13 22 (18.33%) VMware
13 22 (18.33%) Cisco
14 20 (16.67%) Perl
14 20 (16.67%) Samba
14 20 (16.67%) C-shell
14 20 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 20 (16.67%) Korn
15 19 (15.83%) iSCSI
15 19 (15.83%) OSPF
15 19 (15.83%) IIS

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 19 (15.83%) Apache
1 19 (15.83%) IIS
2 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.83%) DNS
1 49 (40.83%) WAN
2 47 (39.17%) SSL
3 31 (25.83%) LAN
4 30 (25.00%) SNMP
5 23 (19.17%) Firewall
5 23 (19.17%) SAN
6 19 (15.83%) iSCSI
6 19 (15.83%) OSPF
7 17 (14.17%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (11.67%) BGP
9 13 (10.83%) MPLS
10 12 (10.00%) Wireless
11 11 (9.17%) EIGRP
12 10 (8.33%) ATM
13 9 (7.50%) Internet
14 8 (6.67%) ISDN
14 8 (6.67%) VLAN
15 6 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.50%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.50%) Selenium
2 3 (2.50%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) JMeter
3 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.17%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Consultant
6 8 (6.67%) SharePoint Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Data Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) .NET
2 8 (6.67%) XML
3 5 (4.17%) Web Services
4 3 (2.50%) HTML
4 3 (2.50%) LAMP
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.83%) CMDB
5 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) CCTV
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Windows
2 28 (23.33%) Linux
3 27 (22.50%) Unix
4 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.83%) CatOS
6 7 (5.83%) Solaris
7 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.83%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 28 (23.33%) ITIL
3 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (10.00%) Network Design
4 10 (8.33%) Migration
5 9 (7.50%) Release Management
5 9 (7.50%) Software Delivery
5 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.67%) Project Management
7 6 (5.00%) High Availability
7 6 (5.00%) QMS
7 6 (5.00%) Time Management
7 6 (5.00%) Validation
8 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.17%) Change Control
8 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.17%) Network Management
8 5 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 20 (16.67%) C-shell
2 20 (16.67%) Korn
2 20 (16.67%) Perl
3 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.17%) SQL
5 9 (7.50%) VBScript
6 8 (6.67%) C#
7 5 (4.17%) Java
8 4 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 15 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.67%) CCNA
5 14 (11.67%) MCSA
6 11 (9.17%) CCNP
7 9 (7.50%) MCSE
8 7 (5.83%) MCP
8 7 (5.83%) MCSD
8 7 (5.83%) MCTS
9 5 (4.17%) CCIE
9 5 (4.17%) ISEB
10 4 (3.33%) CISSP
10 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
11 3 (2.50%) Degree
12 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.83%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) Samba
2 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.33%) Firmware
4 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (20.83%) SCCM
2 23 (19.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (11.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Nessus
5 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.00%) HP
3 22 (18.33%) Cisco
3 22 (18.33%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) Altiris
4 14 (11.67%) Oracle
5 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.33%) BT
8 4 (3.33%) Citrix
8 4 (3.33%) F5
8 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.33%) Siemens
9 2 (1.67%) Brocade
9 2 (1.67%) NCR
9 2 (1.67%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 1 (0.83%) Juniper
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas
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