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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 8 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.38% - 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -8.62%
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
24 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 46.15% 4.65% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Wireshark
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) Network Management
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (40.00%) Splunk
6 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (40.00%) LogLogic
6 4 (40.00%) SIEM
6 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
6 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (40.00%) CISSP
6 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (40.00%) Nessus
6 4 (40.00%) CCSA
6 4 (40.00%) Information Security
6 4 (40.00%) OSPF
6 4 (40.00%) BGP

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 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 8 (80.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (20.00%) 802.11
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCSA
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) CCDA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (40.00%) LogLogic
3 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (40.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) IronPort
5 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (20.00%) VMware