Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 102 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 54 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.86% 1.16% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.71% 8.77% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £328 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +13.91% -23.33%
10th Percentile £212 £119 £165
90th Percentile £460 £484 £381
Scotland median daily rate £350 £321 £284
% change year-on-year +9.03% +13.13% -12.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.25 £39.75 £34.80
% change year-on-year -69.18% +14.22% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 274 285 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.42% 13.22% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 150 105
Edinburgh median daily rate £364 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £544 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £358 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +5.15% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.10% +131.43% -41.67%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 37 (68.52%) Firewall
2 29 (53.70%) Cisco
3 26 (48.15%) LAN
4 24 (44.44%) WAN
5 19 (35.19%) Wireless
5 19 (35.19%) VPN
6 18 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (31.48%) BGP
8 16 (29.63%) Windows
9 15 (27.78%) DNS
10 14 (25.93%) Project Management
11 13 (24.07%) SNMP
11 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
12 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.22%) Java
12 12 (22.22%) MPLS
12 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 12 (22.22%) SSH
12 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
13 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
13 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (18.52%) IIS
14 10 (18.52%) Banking
14 10 (18.52%) VMware
15 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.67%) Internet
15 9 (16.67%) HTTP
15 9 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
15 9 (16.67%) F5

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 10 (18.52%) IIS
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.70%) CICS
7 1 (1.85%) MTS
7 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) IaaS
1 8 (14.81%) PaaS
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.56%) SaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.85%) Route 53
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (68.52%) Firewall
2 26 (48.15%) LAN
3 24 (44.44%) WAN
4 19 (35.19%) VPN
4 19 (35.19%) Wireless
5 17 (31.48%) BGP
6 15 (27.78%) DNS
7 13 (24.07%) SNMP
8 12 (22.22%) MPLS
8 12 (22.22%) SSH
9 9 (16.67%) HTTP
9 9 (16.67%) Internet
10 8 (14.81%) DHCP
10 8 (14.81%) Network Security
11 7 (12.96%) SAN
11 7 (12.96%) VLAN
12 6 (11.11%) LDAP
13 5 (9.26%) BIG-IP
13 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (9.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Maven
2 3 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (1.85%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco Support
7 2 (3.70%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Ajax
2 6 (11.11%) Java EE
2 6 (11.11%) jQuery
2 6 (11.11%) RESTful
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 5 (9.26%) EJB
3 5 (9.26%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
3 5 (9.26%) JPA
3 5 (9.26%) SOAP
3 5 (9.26%) XSLT
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) LAMP
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.85%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) DataPower
4 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
4 4 (7.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 16 (29.63%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Unix
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Project Management
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Change Control
3 7 (12.96%) DevOps
4 5 (9.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 3 (5.56%) BDD
6 3 (5.56%) Content Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Security
6 3 (5.56%) Database Security
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) ETL
6 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.56%) Kanban
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
3 6 (11.11%) CCNA
4 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) CISM
6 1 (1.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) vSphere
3 5 (9.26%) VMware NSX
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.85%) Docker
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Simpana
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Cisco
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) F5
5 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.26%) IBM
7 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.41%) Imperva
8 3 (5.56%) Adobe
8 3 (5.56%) Sophos
9 2 (3.70%) Clearswift
9 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.85%) CA
10 1 (1.85%) CommVault
10 1 (1.85%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle