The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 81 48 75
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 33 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 3.18% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 14.54% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 29
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £444 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -0.97%
TCP/IP
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
502 564 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.72% 21.89% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 273 243
Median daily rate £365 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Reading -9 13 £250 -35.48% 12
Slough -7 6 £363 +16.00% 6
Newbury -5 1 - - 2
Wokingham -10 1 £288 -
Bracknell -16 1 - - 9
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

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

1 51 (53.13%) Windows
2 43 (44.79%) DNS
3 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 35 (36.46%) HTTP
5 32 (33.33%) Linux
6 31 (32.29%) Windows Server
7 30 (31.25%) Cisco
8 29 (30.21%) VPN
9 28 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 26 (27.08%) DHCP
10 26 (27.08%) BGP
11 25 (26.04%) CSS
11 25 (26.04%) Firewall
12 24 (25.00%) IPsec
12 24 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
13 23 (23.96%) VMware
13 23 (23.96%) Load Balancing
14 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
15 21 (21.88%) Marketing
15 21 (21.88%) Software-Defined Networking
15 21 (21.88%) Public Cloud
16 20 (20.83%) Wireshark
16 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (20.83%) IPv6
17 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (18.75%) MCSA
18 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
18 18 (18.75%) Red Hat

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (6.25%) IIS
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
2 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (44.79%) DNS
2 35 (36.46%) HTTP
3 29 (30.21%) VPN
4 26 (27.08%) BGP
4 26 (27.08%) DHCP
5 25 (26.04%) Firewall
6 24 (25.00%) IPsec
7 21 (21.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 20 (20.83%) IPv6
8 20 (20.83%) Wireshark
9 13 (13.54%) LAN
9 13 (13.54%) OSPF
9 13 (13.54%) SAN
9 13 (13.54%) WAN
10 12 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 12 (12.50%) Network Security
11 11 (11.46%) MPLS
11 11 (11.46%) SNMP
12 10 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (10.42%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
2 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
2 21 (21.88%) Marketing
3 7 (7.29%) Back Office
3 7 (7.29%) Finance
4 6 (6.25%) Electronics
4 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Billing
5 2 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Support Engineer
2 23 (23.96%) Network Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Network Support
4 9 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) IP Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) IP Security Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) CSS
2 16 (16.67%) XML
3 13 (13.54%) .NET
4 7 (7.29%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) DCOM
6 2 (2.08%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.04%) LAMP
7 1 (1.04%) MAPI
7 1 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 14 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (6.25%) iPad
5 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.13%) Clustering
7 3 (3.13%) PKI
7 3 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (3.13%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.08%) Digital TV
8 2 (2.08%) IPTV
8 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.08%) MPEG
8 2 (2.08%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.08%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.13%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Linux
3 31 (32.29%) Windows Server
4 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.42%) Ubuntu
5 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.29%) Unix
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.13%) Android
8 3 (3.13%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.04%) AIX
10 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Load Balancing
2 16 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 16 (16.67%) Presales
2 16 (16.67%) Workflow
3 15 (15.63%) Process Improvement
4 13 (13.54%) Software Testing
5 11 (11.46%) ITIL
6 7 (7.29%) DDoS Mitigation
6 7 (7.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 7 (7.29%) High Availability
6 7 (7.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (7.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.21%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.17%) Security Operations
9 4 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.13%) Smoke Testing
10 3 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 16 (16.67%) VBScript
2 13 (13.54%) C#
2 13 (13.54%) C++
2 13 (13.54%) VB
3 11 (11.46%) C
4 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.17%) SQL
6 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (18.75%) MCSA
4 17 (17.71%) Degree
5 15 (15.63%) CCNA
5 15 (15.63%) CCNP
6 14 (14.58%) MCSE
7 13 (13.54%) MCSD
8 10 (10.42%) CISSP
9 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (7.29%) CCSA
10 7 (7.29%) CCSE
10 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
10 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.25%) MCP
12 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (3.13%) CEH
13 3 (3.13%) GCIA
13 3 (3.13%) GCIH
13 3 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.29%) ProxySG
5 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.08%) vCloud
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 15 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.13%) WMI
4 2 (2.08%) Ansible
4 2 (2.08%) Perfmon
4 2 (2.08%) Puppet
4 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) OpenView
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.04%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.25%) Cisco
3 23 (23.96%) VMware
4 18 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.38%) F5
6 9 (9.38%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.33%) HP
8 7 (7.29%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.25%) SAP
10 5 (5.21%) Dell
10 5 (5.21%) Hitachi
10 5 (5.21%) IBM
10 5 (5.21%) Intel
11 4 (4.17%) EMC
11 4 (4.17%) Qualys
12 3 (3.13%) Juniper
12 3 (3.13%) Remedy
12 3 (3.13%) Symantec
12 3 (3.13%) Veeam
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