The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 94 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 32 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.28% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 10.07% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 10
Average daily rate £327 £350 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +46.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £200 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 298 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.30% 12.72% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 145 169
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £37.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 13 £380 +90.00% 2
Glasgow +12 4 £315 - 2
Renfrewshire -8 3 £319 -19.74%
Fife +3 1 - -
Aberdeen +2 1 - - 4
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - - 2
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Dundee - - - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) DNS
3 25 (39.68%) DHCP
4 24 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
6 21 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 20 (31.75%) MS Office
8 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
9 16 (25.40%) Linux
10 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (23.81%) VMware
10 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (19.05%) Dell
13 11 (17.46%) HP
13 11 (17.46%) WAN
13 11 (17.46%) ITIL
14 10 (15.87%) LAN
14 10 (15.87%) HTTP
14 10 (15.87%) EMC
14 10 (15.87%) Citrix
15 9 (14.29%) SSL
15 9 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
16 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
16 8 (12.70%) Degree
16 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
16 8 (12.70%) Java
17 7 (11.11%) Project Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.59%) CICS
5 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Heroku
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) DNS
2 25 (39.68%) DHCP
3 11 (17.46%) WAN
4 10 (15.87%) LAN
4 10 (15.87%) HTTP
5 9 (14.29%) SSL
5 9 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (11.11%) SAN
7 6 (9.52%) Wireless
7 6 (9.52%) Firewall
8 4 (6.35%) Network Security
9 3 (4.76%) VPN
10 2 (3.17%) FTP
10 2 (3.17%) SNA
10 2 (3.17%) TELNET
10 2 (3.17%) MPLS
10 2 (3.17%) X.25
11 1 (1.59%) OSPF
11 1 (1.59%) BGP
11 1 (1.59%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.17%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.59%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) ProC
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 7 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
1 2 (3.17%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.59%) EDI
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) SOAP
2 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) CLARiiON
1 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.17%) FMCG
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 21 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 16 (25.40%) Linux
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.94%) UNIX
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.76%) zOS
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.17%) AIX
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
9 2 (3.17%) OS/390
9 2 (3.17%) MVS
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.35%) Document Management
5 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Release Management
7 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.59%) Change Management
8 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
1 8 (12.70%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (3.17%) C
3 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
3 2 (3.17%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) REXX
3 2 (3.17%) JCL
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) Korn
4 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) MCDST
5 2 (3.17%) CISSP
5 2 (3.17%) CCSP
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) CCIP
6 1 (1.59%) CCDP
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) vSphere
4 6 (9.52%) XenApp
5 5 (7.94%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
2 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.59%) DameWare
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.59%) Legato
5 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.59%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.59%) StatsD
5 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Dell
4 11 (17.46%) HP
5 10 (15.87%) EMC
5 10 (15.87%) Citrix
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco
6 5 (7.94%) IBM
6 5 (7.94%) Symantec
7 4 (6.35%) Borland
7 4 (6.35%) Veritas
8 3 (4.76%) CommVault
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) Wyse
10 1 (1.59%) Remedy
10 1 (1.59%) McAfee
10 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.59%) CA
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