The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 4 4 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 19.44% 26.92% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.64% 87.50% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £332
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 11 8 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.56% 30.77% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £450 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Aberdeen

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 18 (78.26%) LAN
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 15 (65.22%) MS Visio
2 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
2 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 15 (65.22%) CMDB
2 15 (65.22%) Problem Management
2 15 (65.22%) Release Management
2 15 (65.22%) QMS
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (60.87%) OSPF
4 13 (56.52%) BGP
4 13 (56.52%) MPLS
4 13 (56.52%) Wireless
4 13 (56.52%) CatOS
5 12 (52.17%) Network Design
6 11 (47.83%) Multicast
7 10 (43.48%) Quality Management
7 10 (43.48%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) HP
8 8 (34.78%) C
8 8 (34.78%) Siemens
8 8 (34.78%) BT
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Veritas
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (60.87%) OSPF
3 13 (56.52%) BGP
3 13 (56.52%) MPLS
3 13 (56.52%) Wireless
4 11 (47.83%) Multicast
5 10 (43.48%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) NetScreen
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
9 2 (8.70%) VoIP
9 2 (8.70%) WLAN
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
10 1 (4.35%) HSRP
10 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) CMDB
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) CatOS
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
1 15 (65.22%) Problem Management
1 15 (65.22%) Project Management
1 15 (65.22%) QMS
1 15 (65.22%) Release Management
2 12 (52.17%) Network Design
3 10 (43.48%) Quality Management
4 5 (21.74%) Change Control
4 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (21.74%) Server Building
4 5 (21.74%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCSE
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCSP
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) BT
3 8 (34.78%) Siemens
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Veritas
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds