Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 81 103
Rank change year-on-year -41 +22 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 1.84% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 19.93% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £258 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.43% +6.87% +13.91%
10th Percentile £132 £212 £119
90th Percentile £488 £460 £484
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £321
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.03% +13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £12.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year +55.10% -58.82% -14.51%

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 257 271 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.85% 9.22% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 142 148
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £204
90th Percentile £566 £549 £491
Scotland median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year +3.81% +6.25% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £31.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% -7.46% +34.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £30.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £25.20 £31.50 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £28.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.78% -6.25% +76.47%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Data Structures
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) CICS
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) CA
6 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (15.79%) SNA
6 3 (15.79%) XSLT
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) XPath
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (21.05%) CICS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Route 53
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.79%) SNA
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.53%) HTTP
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (10.53%) SNMP
4 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) VXLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSLT
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.26%) LPAR
4 1 (5.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Workload Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Secure Coding
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) XPath
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.26%) Packer
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) CA
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp