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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +76.66%
TCP/IP
Bedfordshire

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
3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 11.11% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £125 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -52.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft