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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 66 113 88
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -25
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 82 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.82% 0.86% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.21% 7.46% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 19
Median daily rate £325 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £120 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £388 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.85 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.36% -61.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +19.60%
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
577 335 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.83% 11.54% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 151 168
Median daily rate £330 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Renfrewshire -8 36 £316 -8.98%
Glasgow +20 17 £343 -8.66% 1
Aberdeen +11 9 £345 +102.94% 1
Edinburgh -14 7 £375 +11.11% 2
Fife +6 4 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £350 -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 47 (38.84%) DNS
2 46 (38.02%) Windows
3 42 (34.71%) SSL
4 39 (32.23%) WAN
5 35 (28.93%) Linux
6 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
7 28 (23.14%) LAN
7 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
8 27 (22.31%) Firewall
9 26 (21.49%) Cisco
10 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (20.66%) SNMP
10 25 (20.66%) Unix
10 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
11 24 (19.83%) Active Directory
11 24 (19.83%) HP
12 23 (19.01%) ITIL
12 23 (19.01%) Unit Testing
12 23 (19.01%) VMware
13 21 (17.36%) SCCM
14 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
15 19 (15.70%) IIS
16 18 (14.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 16 (13.22%) OSPF
17 16 (13.22%) SAN
17 16 (13.22%) Oracle
18 15 (12.40%) SQL
18 15 (12.40%) MS Excel
18 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
19 14 (11.57%) 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 19 (15.70%) IIS
2 14 (11.57%) Apache
3 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.79%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.13%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.65%) Confluence
8 2 (1.65%) nginx
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (38.84%) DNS
2 42 (34.71%) SSL
3 39 (32.23%) WAN
4 28 (23.14%) LAN
5 27 (22.31%) Firewall
6 25 (20.66%) SNMP
7 16 (13.22%) OSPF
7 16 (13.22%) SAN
8 14 (11.57%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (9.92%) DHCP
9 12 (9.92%) iSCSI
10 11 (9.09%) BGP
11 10 (8.26%) VLAN
12 9 (7.44%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (7.44%) HTTP
12 9 (7.44%) LDAP
12 9 (7.44%) MPLS
13 8 (6.61%) EIGRP
13 8 (6.61%) VPN
13 8 (6.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) MySQL
2 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) DB2
3 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Informix
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.31%) Selenium
4 3 (2.48%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.65%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Mockito
6 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Legal
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Network Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Unix Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Security Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) SharePoint Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Cisco Consultant
10 3 (2.48%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) Web Services
3 8 (6.61%) XML
4 3 (2.48%) LAMP
4 3 (2.48%) Middleware
5 2 (1.65%) HTML
5 2 (1.65%) Servlets
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.83%) Spring
6 1 (0.83%) Swing
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.61%) Cryptography
4 7 (5.79%) CMDB
5 5 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.13%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.31%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.65%) PDA
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.02%) Windows
2 35 (28.93%) Linux
3 25 (20.66%) Unix
4 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.26%) Solaris
6 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.79%) CatOS
8 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.83%) Android
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) ITIL
1 23 (19.01%) Unit Testing
2 13 (10.74%) Configuration Management
3 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.92%) Migration
4 11 (9.09%) Project Management
4 11 (9.09%) Release Management
5 9 (7.44%) Network Design
5 9 (7.44%) Software Delivery
6 8 (6.61%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.79%) Process Improvement
8 6 (4.96%) QMS
8 6 (4.96%) Time Management
9 5 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.13%) Change Control
9 5 (4.13%) DevOps
9 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.13%) Network Management
9 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.40%) SQL
3 14 (11.57%) Java
4 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
4 13 (10.74%) C-shell
4 13 (10.74%) Korn
4 13 (10.74%) Perl
5 11 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.44%) C#
8 5 (4.13%) C
8 5 (4.13%) VBScript
9 2 (1.65%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) VB
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.44%) MCSA
4 9 (7.44%) MCSE
5 8 (6.61%) CCNP
5 8 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.61%) CISSP
6 7 (5.79%) CCNA
6 7 (5.79%) MCP
6 7 (5.79%) MCSD
6 7 (5.79%) MCTS
7 6 (4.96%) ISEB
8 3 (2.48%) CCIE
8 3 (2.48%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) IISP
8 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) GIAC
9 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.96%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (19.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.74%) Samba
3 10 (8.26%) Firmware
4 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.31%) vSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Docker
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.65%) Xen
7 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) SCCM
2 18 (14.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (7.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Nessus
5 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.49%) Cisco
3 24 (19.83%) HP
4 23 (19.01%) VMware
5 16 (13.22%) Oracle
6 9 (7.44%) Altiris
7 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.79%) Citrix
8 7 (5.79%) F5
9 4 (3.31%) BT
9 4 (3.31%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.31%) Juniper
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.31%) Siemens
10 3 (2.48%) SAP
11 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.65%) EMC
11 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.65%) IBM
11 2 (1.65%) Sybase