Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 86 114
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 1.10% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 13.23% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £225 £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.73% -21.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £128 £210 £348
90th Percentile £525 £443 £437
Scotland median daily rate £325 £380 £330
% change year-on-year -14.47% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £11.32 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.26% -71.70% +146.15%

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 238 189 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.93% 8.33% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 89 120
Edinburgh median daily rate £407 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £134 £210 £263
90th Percentile £544 £490 £508
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.25 £26.75 £13.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.47% +99.70% -66.51%
10th Percentile £9.68 £22.18 £11.97
90th Percentile £16.63 £30.73 £15.14
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +29.03%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
8 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter

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 (6.67%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) SNMP
6 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Security Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Kanban
2 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Centrify
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp