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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 71 80 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 48 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 1.83% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.06% 12.77% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 14
Median daily rate £350 £308 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £29.75 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
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
398 415 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.14% 14.36% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 204 157
Median daily rate £336 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +5 14 £400 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh +12 12 £288 -13.20% 3
Aberdeen +1 11 £295 -16.31%
Renfrewshire -6 9 £321 +14.13%
Fife 0 1 - -
Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 35 (38.04%) Windows
2 31 (33.70%) Firewall
3 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 28 (30.43%) WAN
5 26 (28.26%) DNS
6 24 (26.09%) Linux
7 21 (22.83%) LAN
7 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
7 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (21.74%) SSL
8 20 (21.74%) Unix
9 18 (19.57%) ITIL
9 18 (19.57%) VMware
9 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
10 17 (18.48%) Perl
10 17 (18.48%) Cisco
10 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
12 15 (16.30%) SCCM
12 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell
13 14 (15.22%) Korn
13 14 (15.22%) HP
13 14 (15.22%) SNMP
13 14 (15.22%) IIS
14 13 (14.13%) DHCP
14 13 (14.13%) CCNA
14 13 (14.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 13 (14.13%) Windows Server
15 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (13.04%) SQL Server

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 14 (15.22%) IIS
2 8 (8.70%) Apache
3 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) G Suite
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Route 53
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.70%) Firewall
2 28 (30.43%) WAN
3 26 (28.26%) DNS
4 21 (22.83%) LAN
5 20 (21.74%) SSL
6 14 (15.22%) SNMP
7 13 (14.13%) DHCP
8 12 (13.04%) Wireless
9 11 (11.96%) Network Security
10 9 (9.78%) Internet
10 9 (9.78%) OSPF
10 9 (9.78%) SAN
10 9 (9.78%) VPN
11 8 (8.70%) ATM
11 8 (8.70%) BGP
11 8 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (8.70%) iSCSI
11 8 (8.70%) VLAN
12 7 (7.61%) EIGRP
13 6 (6.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Big Data
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.09%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.09%) Selenium
1 1 (1.09%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (14.13%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Consultant
4 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) IT Support
6 5 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Web Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (1.09%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) J2EE
4 1 (1.09%) LAMP
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Clustering
3 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.35%) CMDB
4 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.17%) CCTV
6 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.17%) iSeries
6 2 (2.17%) Tandem
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.09%) EMV
7 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) RIA
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.04%) Windows
2 24 (26.09%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Unix
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.61%) AIX
9 7 (7.61%) Solaris
10 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.17%) Android
11 2 (2.17%) CatOS
11 2 (2.17%) OpenVMS
11 2 (2.17%) zOS
12 1 (1.09%) HPUX
12 1 (1.09%) SUSE
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 9 (9.78%) Project Management
4 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.61%) Software Delivery
6 6 (6.52%) Change Control
6 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.52%) SIEM
6 6 (6.52%) Time Management
7 5 (5.43%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.43%) Network Design
7 5 (5.43%) Release Management
7 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.43%) Server Building
8 4 (4.35%) Network Management
8 4 (4.35%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) Perl
2 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell
3 14 (15.22%) Korn
4 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.87%) SQL
6 7 (7.61%) C-shell
6 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.43%) Java
7 5 (5.43%) VBScript
8 4 (4.35%) Python
9 3 (3.26%) VBA
10 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.09%) C#
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 13 (14.13%) CCNA
6 9 (9.78%) CCNP
7 7 (7.61%) MCP
7 7 (7.61%) MCTS
8 6 (6.52%) MCSA
8 6 (6.52%) MCSE
9 5 (5.43%) CCIE
9 5 (5.43%) CISSP
10 4 (4.35%) Degree
10 4 (4.35%) ISEB
11 3 (3.26%) CEH
11 3 (3.26%) CISM
11 3 (3.26%) GIAC
11 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
11 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.09%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.78%) vSphere
3 8 (8.70%) Samba
4 7 (7.61%) Firmware
4 7 (7.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (6.52%) PowerHA
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.17%) RACF
7 1 (1.09%) KVM
7 1 (1.09%) NFS
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) SCCM
2 13 (14.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.35%) PowerCLI
6 3 (3.26%) QRadar
7 2 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.09%) Puppet
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) VMware
3 17 (18.48%) Cisco
4 14 (15.22%) HP
5 7 (7.61%) Citrix
5 7 (7.61%) IBM
5 7 (7.61%) Veritas
6 6 (6.52%) Altiris
6 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle
7 5 (5.43%) F5
8 4 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.26%) Brocade
9 3 (3.26%) Juniper
9 3 (3.26%) Splunk
10 2 (2.17%) FireEye
10 2 (2.17%) NCR
10 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.17%) Wincor Nixdorf