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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 32 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 2.03% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 17.14% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £415 £388 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +42.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+86.11% -8.86%
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
36 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.90% 11.86% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 50
Median daily rate £415 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 +6 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
1 13 (86.67%) Network Security
2 11 (73.33%) Wireshark
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) F5
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) Network Management
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
6 7 (46.67%) Splunk
6 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
6 7 (46.67%) LogLogic
6 7 (46.67%) SIEM
6 7 (46.67%) Information Security
6 7 (46.67%) Nessus
6 7 (46.67%) CISSP
6 7 (46.67%) LogRhythm
6 7 (46.67%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (40.00%) Juniper
7 6 (40.00%) OSPF
7 6 (40.00%) BGP
7 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
1 13 (86.67%) Network Security
2 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
2 11 (73.33%) Wireshark
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (40.00%) BGP
7 6 (40.00%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 3 (20.00%) VoIP
10 2 (13.33%) 802.11
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (13.33%) DHCP
10 2 (13.33%) DNS
10 2 (13.33%) VPN
11 1 (6.67%) H.323
11 1 (6.67%) IPv4
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Network Management
2 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security
3 7 (46.67%) SIEM
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) CCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCDA
6 1 (6.67%) CCDP
6 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) F5
4 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
4 7 (46.67%) LogLogic
4 7 (46.67%) LogRhythm
4 7 (46.67%) Splunk
5 6 (40.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) Tripwire
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) IronPort
8 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (6.67%) Apple
9 1 (6.67%) Intel
9 1 (6.67%) Mitel
9 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (6.67%) Symantec