The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ICMP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ICMP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
560 712 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 26.90% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 319 231
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.20 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ICMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ICMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 - -
ICMP
South East

ICMP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ICMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ICMP.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) SDH
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) RTCP
1 3 (100.00%) RTP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) SCTP
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ICMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ICMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) RTCP
1 3 (100.00%) RTP
1 3 (100.00%) SCTP
1 3 (100.00%) SDH
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Transmission Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia