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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 9.42% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.18% +19.61%  

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 75 138 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.51% 9.07% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 45
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Edinburgh

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (25.00%) Splunk
5 3 (25.00%) QRadar
5 3 (25.00%) Threat Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) VBA

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Route 53
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Skype
5 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 2 (16.67%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) OpenVMS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Process Management
4 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CEH
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) IISP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) RACF
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) QRadar
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) FireEye
2 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat