Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 111 98
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.43% 1.14% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 12.27% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £408 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.64% +32.73% -21.43%
10th Percentile £203 £265 £112
90th Percentile £485 £528 £455
Scotland median daily rate £325 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -10.96% +7.35% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +27.78% -64.94% -3.75%

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 246 277 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.62% 9.26% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 153 119
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £195 £203 £189
90th Percentile £575 £588 £515
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.68 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% -67.92% +103.92%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.80 £14.28
90th Percentile £32.28 £17.41 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £17.18 £21.00
% change year-on-year +0.41% -18.19% -1.18%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019, 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 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) XPath
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) SNA

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 2 (18.18%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (18.18%) SNA
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) Extranet
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Intranet
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) CICS Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) CICS Systems Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) LPAR
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
1 3 (27.27%) XPath
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Packer
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) IBM