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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 104 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 1.64% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 11.90% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 15
Average daily rate
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£347 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.68 £38.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £20.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £38.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -10.93%
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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
331 353 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.19% 13.75% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 177 115
Average daily rate £330 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £140 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.77 £16.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 May 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
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 May 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 -4 12 £338 -15.62% 4
Fife -6 5 £188 -
Glasgow -8 4 £375 +125.56% 4
Renfrewshire - 1 £347 -
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Firewall
3 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) Information Security
5 12 (19.67%) Linux
5 12 (19.67%) DNS
6 10 (16.39%) UNIX
6 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
6 10 (16.39%) HP
7 9 (14.75%) MS Office
7 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
7 9 (14.75%) Network Security
7 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (14.75%) Malware Analysis
8 8 (13.11%) Banking
8 8 (13.11%) DHCP
8 8 (13.11%) .NET
8 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle
9 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.48%) IIS
9 7 (11.48%) LAN
9 7 (11.48%) SSL
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco
9 7 (11.48%) Citrix
9 7 (11.48%) VMware
9 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 12 (19.67%) DNS
3 9 (14.75%) Network Security
4 8 (13.11%) DHCP
5 7 (11.48%) LAN
5 7 (11.48%) SSL
5 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (9.84%) WAN
7 5 (8.20%) HTTP
8 4 (6.56%) VPN
8 4 (6.56%) SAN
9 3 (4.92%) Internet
9 3 (4.92%) BGP
9 3 (4.92%) EIGRP
9 3 (4.92%) HTTPS
9 3 (4.92%) PPP
9 3 (4.92%) SNMP
9 3 (4.92%) PSTN
9 3 (4.92%) VoIP
9 3 (4.92%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.92%) JMeter
3 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (13.11%) Banking
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
4 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) ICT Support Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) JSP
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.64%) REST
4 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.92%) PDA
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) EPoS
4 1 (1.64%) EMV
4 1 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 10 (16.39%) UNIX
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Information Security
2 9 (14.75%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (8.20%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Migration
3 5 (8.20%) Change Control
4 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (6.56%) Validation
5 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL
5 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (4.92%) TDD
5 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.92%) Software Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) BDD
6 2 (3.28%) User Stories
6 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.20%) C
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.64%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.64%) RPG
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
1 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) MCP
2 5 (8.20%) MCSE
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) CCNP
4 3 (4.92%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.92%) MCDST
4 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Firmware
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.28%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.28%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.28%) DameWare
3 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.28%) Nessus
3 2 (3.28%) Nmap
3 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) StatsD
4 1 (1.64%) Graphite
4 1 (1.64%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) HP
3 7 (11.48%) Citrix
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco
3 7 (11.48%) VMware
4 4 (6.56%) Juniper
4 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.92%) Symantec
5 3 (4.92%) Nokia
6 2 (3.28%) Remedy
6 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.28%) Sun
6 2 (3.28%) Avaya
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) Nortel
7 1 (1.64%) Twitter
7 1 (1.64%) Qualys
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago