The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 6.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.48% 20.00% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Bedford region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) CCSA
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (50.00%) LogLogic
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Nessus
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCSA
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 4 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Tripwire