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 29 June 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Scotland > Aberdeen
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.56% 3.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £418 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -  
Scotland median daily rate £390 £343 £319
% change year-on-year +13.86% +7.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +135.29%  

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 43 12 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 55.13% 23.53% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 12
Aberdeen median daily rate £363 £168 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.41% -6.94%  
10th Percentile £150 £120 £139
90th Percentile £484 £350 £245
Scotland median daily rate £361 £330 £290
% change year-on-year +9.46% +13.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 5 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £33.50 £40.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.28% +38.84%  
10th Percentile £25.50 £40.25 £27.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.75 £31.10
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) CMDB
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (75.00%) QMS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) CatOS
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) Quality Management
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) BT
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) Siemens
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) CCSP
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) Multicast
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) QMS
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) BT
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Siemens
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper