Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.86% 12.50% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 44.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £306 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.78% -13.12% +13.71%
10th Percentile £368 £268 £346
90th Percentile £438 £339 £359
Scotland median daily rate £350 £331 £288
% change year-on-year +5.90% +14.96% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £12.25 £40.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.57% -6.40% -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.25 £29.75 £34.80
% change year-on-year -58.82% -14.51% +190.00%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 73 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 52.14% 28.13% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 10
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 £290 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% +61.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £249 £149 £135
90th Percentile £438 £345 £360
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £40.01 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £20.75 £37.45 £31.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.75 £44.88
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +73.91% -42.50%

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 23 November 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft