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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -4.76%

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
5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.93% 6.45% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £120 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 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 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire

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 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 ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire