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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 82 114 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 41 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 0.73% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.14% 7.77% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 29
Median daily rate £310 £284 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £147 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £386 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.85 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £16.30 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.57 £31.34 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -0.97%
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
312 309 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.76% 9.46% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 125 196
Median daily rate £350 £315 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £14.18 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.50 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +23 14 £225 - 1
Edinburgh -1 13 £355 +23.47%
Renfrewshire - 11 £345 - 1
Fife +5 2 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 51 (43.59%) DNS
2 46 (39.32%) Windows
3 45 (38.46%) SSL
3 45 (38.46%) WAN
4 37 (31.62%) Security Cleared
5 34 (29.06%) PowerShell
5 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
6 32 (27.35%) Unit Testing
7 30 (25.64%) SNMP
7 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (23.08%) LAN
8 27 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 26 (22.22%) HP
9 26 (22.22%) Linux
10 25 (21.37%) Unix
11 23 (19.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 23 (19.66%) VMware
11 23 (19.66%) SCCM
12 22 (18.80%) SAN
13 21 (17.95%) ITIL
13 21 (17.95%) Firewall
14 20 (17.09%) Samba
14 20 (17.09%) Perl
14 20 (17.09%) IIS
14 20 (17.09%) Active Directory
14 20 (17.09%) Korn
14 20 (17.09%) C-shell
14 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
15 19 (16.24%) iSCSI
15 19 (16.24%) Apache

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 20 (17.09%) IIS
2 19 (16.24%) Apache
3 11 (9.40%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.98%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (43.59%) DNS
2 45 (38.46%) SSL
2 45 (38.46%) WAN
3 30 (25.64%) SNMP
4 27 (23.08%) LAN
5 22 (18.80%) SAN
6 21 (17.95%) Firewall
7 19 (16.24%) iSCSI
8 13 (11.11%) OSPF
9 12 (10.26%) EIGRP
10 11 (9.40%) ATM
10 11 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (9.40%) Wireless
11 10 (8.55%) DHCP
11 10 (8.55%) Internet
12 9 (7.69%) BGP
12 9 (7.69%) ISDN
13 8 (6.84%) VLAN
14 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (5.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.56%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.56%) Selenium
2 3 (2.56%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (14.53%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Consultant
5 8 (6.84%) SharePoint Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) IT Support
8 5 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) .NET
2 8 (6.84%) XML
3 5 (4.27%) Web Services
4 3 (2.56%) LAMP
5 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.71%) HTML
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.85%) Middleware
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Cryptography
2 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.71%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) EMV
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.32%) Windows
2 26 (22.22%) Linux
3 25 (21.37%) Unix
4 17 (14.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.98%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.27%) Solaris
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) CatOS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) Unit Testing
2 21 (17.95%) ITIL
3 11 (9.40%) Migration
4 10 (8.55%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.98%) Time Management
6 7 (5.98%) Validation
7 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.13%) Network Design
7 6 (5.13%) Network Management
8 5 (4.27%) Change Control
8 5 (4.27%) High Availability
8 5 (4.27%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.27%) Service Management
9 4 (3.42%) Escalation Management
9 4 (3.42%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.06%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
2 20 (17.09%) C-shell
2 20 (17.09%) Korn
2 20 (17.09%) Perl
3 17 (14.53%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.26%) SQL
5 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.55%) VBScript
6 8 (6.84%) C#
7 3 (2.56%) Java
8 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (31.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 18 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (14.53%) CCNA
6 14 (11.97%) MCSA
7 12 (10.26%) CCNP
8 9 (7.69%) MCSE
9 7 (5.98%) MCP
9 7 (5.98%) MCSD
9 7 (5.98%) MCTS
10 5 (4.27%) CCIE
10 5 (4.27%) ISEB
10 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
11 3 (2.56%) Degree
11 3 (2.56%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (17.09%) Active Directory
1 20 (17.09%) Samba
2 9 (7.69%) Firmware
3 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 23 (19.66%) SCCM
2 14 (11.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.22%) HP
3 23 (19.66%) VMware
4 18 (15.38%) Cisco
5 14 (11.97%) Altiris
5 14 (11.97%) Oracle
6 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 6 (5.13%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.27%) F5
9 3 (2.56%) Brocade
9 3 (2.56%) Citrix
9 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.71%) NCR
10 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.71%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.71%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.85%) Verint
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