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 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 30 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.21% 1.42% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 12.82% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £375 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -3.72%
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
69 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.12% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 33
Median daily rate £388 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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
Bedford - 8 £375 - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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

1 14 (87.50%) Network Security
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Wireshark
3 11 (68.75%) tcpdump
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco
5 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) Network Management
5 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
5 9 (56.25%) F5
6 7 (43.75%) Splunk
6 7 (43.75%) ArcSight
6 7 (43.75%) LogLogic
6 7 (43.75%) SIEM
6 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
6 7 (43.75%) LogRhythm
6 7 (43.75%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (43.75%) Nessus
6 7 (43.75%) Information Security
6 7 (43.75%) CISSP
7 6 (37.50%) OSPF
7 6 (37.50%) BGP
7 6 (37.50%) Juniper
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Network Security
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) tcpdump
2 11 (68.75%) Wireshark
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (37.50%) BGP
6 6 (37.50%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) 802.11
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 1 (6.25%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
1 9 (56.25%) Network Management
2 7 (43.75%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) SIEM
2 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 6 (37.50%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) CCSA
6 2 (12.50%) CCDA
6 2 (12.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) ArcSight
3 7 (43.75%) LogLogic
3 7 (43.75%) LogRhythm
3 7 (43.75%) Splunk
4 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 5 (31.25%) Tripwire
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) IronPort
7 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
8 1 (6.25%) Apple
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) Intel
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft