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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 84 107 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 42 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 0.87% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 9.00% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 32
Median daily rate £275 £281 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £473 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.93 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £16.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £16.00 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+93.30% -8.62%
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
350 311 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.90% 9.64% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 127 172
Median daily rate £336 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
Glasgow +17 16 £225 -18.18% 2
Edinburgh +7 12 £275 -4.34%
Renfrewshire -13 11 £313 -
Fife +3 2 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 53 (44.17%) SSL
2 46 (38.33%) Windows
3 45 (37.50%) DNS
4 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 40 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (32.50%) SNMP
7 34 (28.33%) WAN
8 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 32 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 31 (25.83%) SCCM
9 31 (25.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 27 (22.50%) HP
11 27 (22.50%) VMware
12 26 (21.67%) Unit Testing
13 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 22 (18.33%) Firewall
14 22 (18.33%) LAN
15 20 (16.67%) Linux
16 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
17 18 (15.00%) Unix
17 18 (15.00%) IIS
17 18 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
18 17 (14.17%) SAN
18 17 (14.17%) CCNA
19 16 (13.33%) Cisco
19 16 (13.33%) Firmware
19 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (13.33%) Software Delivery

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 18 (15.00%) IIS
2 13 (10.83%) Apache
3 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Route 53
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (44.17%) SSL
2 45 (37.50%) DNS
3 39 (32.50%) SNMP
4 34 (28.33%) WAN
5 22 (18.33%) Firewall
5 22 (18.33%) LAN
6 17 (14.17%) SAN
7 13 (10.83%) DHCP
7 13 (10.83%) iSCSI
8 12 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (10.00%) OSPF
9 10 (8.33%) ATM
9 10 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (8.33%) Wireless
10 8 (6.67%) BGP
10 8 (6.67%) Internet
10 8 (6.67%) ISDN
10 8 (6.67%) VLAN
11 7 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
4 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%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (5.83%) Banking
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (10.00%) Network Engineer
1 12 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 11 (9.17%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (7.50%) Consultant
4 8 (6.67%) SharePoint Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) IT Support
7 5 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Data Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Network Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) .NET
2 8 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (2.50%) LAMP
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.67%) CCTV
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) EMV
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.33%) Windows
2 20 (16.67%) Linux
3 18 (15.00%) Unix
3 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.17%) Solaris
8 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Unit Testing
2 16 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 14 (11.67%) ITIL
4 10 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.50%) Migration
5 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.83%) Time Management
7 6 (5.00%) Network Management
8 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.17%) High Availability
8 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.17%) Network Design
8 5 (4.17%) Service Management
8 5 (4.17%) Validation
9 4 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.33%) Escalation Management
9 4 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.50%) Change Control
10 3 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.50%) Perl
3 14 (11.67%) Bash Shell
4 13 (10.83%) C-shell
4 13 (10.83%) Korn
5 12 (10.00%) SQL
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.67%) C#
7 8 (6.67%) VBScript
8 4 (3.33%) Java
9 3 (2.50%) Python
10 2 (1.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (14.17%) CCNA
6 15 (12.50%) MCSA
7 14 (11.67%) MCP
7 14 (11.67%) MCTS
8 12 (10.00%) CCNP
9 9 (7.50%) MCSE
10 7 (5.83%) MCSD
11 5 (4.17%) CCIE
12 4 (3.33%) ISEB
12 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
13 3 (2.50%) CISSP
13 3 (2.50%) Degree
13 3 (2.50%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.67%) CEH
14 2 (1.67%) CISM
14 2 (1.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.33%) Firmware
3 13 (10.83%) Samba
4 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (25.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 31 (25.83%) SCCM
2 15 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (10.83%) PowerCLI
4 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) QRadar
5 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.50%) HP
2 27 (22.50%) VMware
3 16 (13.33%) Cisco
4 15 (12.50%) Altiris
5 12 (10.00%) Oracle
6 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 6 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.17%) F5
9 3 (2.50%) Brocade
9 3 (2.50%) Citrix
9 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.67%) NCR
10 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.67%) Splunk
10 2 (1.67%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 1 (0.83%) Google
11 1 (0.83%) Riverbed