The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 35 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.64% 0.79% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 6.25% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £140 £288 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.30% -8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.92%
TCP/IP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.78% 12.57% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 15
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 2 £140 -51.30%
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware