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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 81 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 35 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.33% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 12.20% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 15
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£143 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £253 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -26.82%
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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
359 246 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.41% 10.88% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 87 139
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £263 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.70 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 17 £325 -18.75% 3
Glasgow +2 10 £113 -75.00% 4
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
TCP/IP
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 36 (50.70%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Firewall
3 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.99%) VMware
5 16 (22.54%) Linux
6 14 (19.72%) SSL
6 14 (19.72%) DNS
7 13 (18.31%) VPN
7 13 (18.31%) ITIL
7 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.90%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (16.90%) SCCM
8 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
8 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.49%) Data Mapping
9 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (15.49%) Finance
9 11 (15.49%) MS Office
9 11 (15.49%) UNIX
9 11 (15.49%) SNMP
10 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
10 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
10 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.08%) HP
10 10 (14.08%) Citrix
11 9 (12.68%) LAN
11 9 (12.68%) WAN
11 9 (12.68%) MCP
11 9 (12.68%) SQL
11 9 (12.68%) Firmware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) CICS
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.03%) Firewall
2 14 (19.72%) SSL
2 14 (19.72%) DNS
3 13 (18.31%) VPN
4 11 (15.49%) SNMP
5 9 (12.68%) LAN
5 9 (12.68%) WAN
6 8 (11.27%) Network Security
6 8 (11.27%) DHCP
7 7 (9.86%) SAN
8 6 (8.45%) Internet
9 5 (7.04%) LDAP
9 5 (7.04%) VoIP
10 3 (4.23%) BGP
10 3 (4.23%) EIGRP
10 3 (4.23%) NAS
10 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (4.23%) SSH
11 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Ant
1 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.27%) Consultant
3 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Data Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.23%) JSP
3 2 (2.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.63%) PDA
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) EMV
5 1 (1.41%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.70%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Linux
3 11 (15.49%) UNIX
4 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Solaris
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.82%) AIX
9 1 (1.41%) zOS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Data Mapping
3 7 (9.86%) Information Security
4 5 (7.04%) Migration
4 5 (7.04%) Workflow
5 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.63%) Validation
6 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.82%) Change Control
7 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.82%) BCP
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.41%) CRM
8 1 (1.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.63%) Korn
3 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.63%) Perl
4 3 (4.23%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.82%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) C
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.41%) C-shell
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL Certification
1 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.68%) MCP
4 8 (11.27%) Degree
5 6 (8.45%) MCTS
5 6 (8.45%) MCSE
6 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.63%) CCNA
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.23%) CCNP
8 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) MCITP
9 2 (2.82%) MCDST
9 2 (2.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) Firmware
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.82%) Nmap
5 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.82%) NFS
6 1 (1.41%) Samba
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.82%) Nessus
5 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.82%) Nagios
5 2 (2.82%) DameWare
6 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.41%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) HP
3 10 (14.08%) Citrix
4 8 (11.27%) Symantec
5 6 (8.45%) IBM
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.63%) Veritas
7 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.63%) Juniper
7 4 (5.63%) Nortel
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle
8 3 (4.23%) Nokia
9 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.82%) Avaya
9 2 (2.82%) Sun
10 1 (1.41%) CA
10 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
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