The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.06% 2.39% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 14.17% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £390 £351 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.03% -21.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -29.16% +100.00%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 120 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.12% 16.88% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 19
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Glasgow

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) AIX
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) yum
4 6 (42.86%) Ansible
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Solaris
5 5 (35.71%) CISSP
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Law
6 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) TACACS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Law
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
1 3 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (42.86%) yum
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) EMC
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) Intel
6 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds