The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.88% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.98% 7.89% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £225 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.61% +5.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £355 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £347
% change year-on-year +14.70% -2.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% +100.00%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 89 152 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.40% 11.21% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 46
Median daily rate £300 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Wireless
4 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) SNMP
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) SSH
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) vSphere
8 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) CICS
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Route 53
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
1 10 (55.56%) LAN
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) BGP
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
4 5 (27.78%) SNMP
4 5 (27.78%) SSH
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) Skype
7 1 (5.56%) SNA
7 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) OpenVMS Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) OpenVMS
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Release Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Pascal
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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