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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 61 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 46 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 1.89% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.65% 13.14% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 14
Median daily rate £375 £338 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +136.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £255 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £437 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £29.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.50% +63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £18.70 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.30 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -16.98%

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
294 373 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.87% 14.42% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 186 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen +6 19 £306 -13.12%
Glasgow 0 11 £400 +15.94% 4
Edinburgh +8 6 £338 -3.57% 1
Dundee - 4 £105 -
Highlands - 4 £105 -
Renfrewshire +23 1 - - 1
Fife -2 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (29.07%) LAN
3 25 (29.07%) WAN
3 25 (29.07%) Firewall
4 21 (24.42%) Cisco
5 20 (23.26%) ITIL
5 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
6 18 (20.93%) Linux
7 17 (19.77%) Project Management
8 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (18.60%) Wireless
9 15 (17.44%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (17.44%) Release Management
9 15 (17.44%) OSPF
10 14 (16.28%) BGP
10 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
10 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
10 14 (16.28%) Finance
11 13 (15.12%) VMware
11 13 (15.12%) QMS
11 13 (15.12%) CMDB
11 13 (15.12%) Problem Management
11 13 (15.12%) HP
11 13 (15.12%) DNS
11 13 (15.12%) MS Visio
12 12 (13.95%) SSL
12 12 (13.95%) Unix
12 12 (13.95%) IIS
12 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification

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 12 (13.95%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.16%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Visio
2 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
3 9 (10.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) G Suite
4 1 (1.16%) Route 53
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) Firewall
1 25 (29.07%) LAN
1 25 (29.07%) WAN
2 16 (18.60%) Wireless
3 15 (17.44%) Cisco IOS
3 15 (17.44%) OSPF
4 14 (16.28%) BGP
5 13 (15.12%) DNS
6 12 (13.95%) MPLS
6 12 (13.95%) SSL
7 11 (12.79%) DHCP
7 11 (12.79%) Multicast
7 11 (12.79%) Network Security
8 9 (10.47%) SNMP
9 7 (8.14%) VPN
10 5 (5.81%) Internet
11 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.65%) HTTP
11 4 (4.65%) VLAN
11 4 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Big Data
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.16%) Maven
1 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.16%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) IT Technician
4 6 (6.98%) Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) IT Support
5 5 (5.81%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Network Support
7 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) Web Services
2 4 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.16%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) Java EE
4 1 (1.16%) REST
4 1 (1.16%) RESTful
4 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) CMDB
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.30%) Clustering
3 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.33%) CCTV
7 2 (2.33%) iSeries
7 2 (2.33%) Tandem
8 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.16%) EMV
8 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.16%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) RIA
8 1 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Linux
3 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
4 12 (13.95%) CatOS
4 12 (13.95%) Unix
4 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.14%) AIX
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.98%) Solaris
10 2 (2.33%) Android
10 2 (2.33%) OpenVMS
10 2 (2.33%) zOS
11 1 (1.16%) HPUX
11 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.16%) SUSE
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 17 (19.77%) Project Management
3 15 (17.44%) Release Management
4 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
5 13 (15.12%) Problem Management
5 13 (15.12%) QMS
6 11 (12.79%) Network Design
7 9 (10.47%) Quality Management
8 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.14%) Change Control
8 7 (8.14%) Software Delivery
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.98%) SIEM
9 6 (6.98%) Time Management
10 5 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.81%) Server Building
11 4 (4.65%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) Perl
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.30%) C
5 7 (8.14%) Korn
6 6 (6.98%) Java
7 5 (5.81%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.49%) VBA
9 1 (1.16%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) CCNA
5 7 (8.14%) MCP
5 7 (8.14%) MCTS
6 6 (6.98%) CCNP
6 6 (6.98%) MCSE
7 5 (5.81%) CISSP
7 5 (5.81%) Degree
8 3 (3.49%) CEH
8 3 (3.49%) CISM
8 3 (3.49%) GIAC
8 3 (3.49%) ISEB
8 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.33%) CCIE
9 2 (2.33%) CCSP
9 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.16%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.16%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) vSphere
3 7 (8.14%) Firmware
3 7 (8.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (6.98%) PowerHA
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.33%) RACF
7 1 (1.16%) KVM
7 1 (1.16%) NFS
7 1 (1.16%) Samba
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (6.98%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.49%) QRadar
6 2 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.33%) Puppet
7 1 (1.16%) Ansible
7 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Cisco
3 13 (15.12%) HP
3 13 (15.12%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) BT
4 8 (9.30%) Siemens
5 7 (8.14%) IBM
5 7 (8.14%) Veritas
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (3.49%) Juniper
7 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.49%) Splunk
8 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.33%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) FireEye
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.33%) Symantec
9 1 (1.16%) Sun
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