The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 69 43 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 50 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 3.82% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 14.53% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £34.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
612 640 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.06% 26.29% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 214 201
Average daily rate £325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £454 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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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
Reading -22 25 £363 +57.60% 13
Bracknell +4 9 £238 -26.01% 3
Slough 0 7 £425 +88.88% 3
Newbury -3 3 £200 -52.94% 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
3 42 (37.84%) DNS
4 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.23%) Cisco
6 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (21.62%) SQL
7 24 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
9 19 (17.12%) Linux
9 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (16.22%) ITIL
10 18 (16.22%) DHCP
10 18 (16.22%) VPN
10 18 (16.22%) Internet
10 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
11 17 (15.32%) IIS
11 17 (15.32%) Firewall
12 16 (14.41%) UNIX
12 16 (14.41%) VMware
13 15 (13.51%) C
13 15 (13.51%) SCCM
13 15 (13.51%) SCOM
14 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
14 14 (12.61%) WAN
14 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
15 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
15 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
15 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
15 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.32%) IIS
2 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.84%) DNS
2 18 (16.22%) VPN
2 18 (16.22%) Internet
2 18 (16.22%) DHCP
3 17 (15.32%) Firewall
4 14 (12.61%) WAN
5 12 (10.81%) LAN
5 12 (10.81%) IPv6
5 12 (10.81%) SAN
5 12 (10.81%) BGP
6 11 (9.91%) Ethernet
7 9 (8.11%) MPLS
7 9 (8.11%) SS7
7 9 (8.11%) INAP
7 9 (8.11%) IPsec
8 8 (7.21%) ATM
9 7 (6.31%) LDAP
9 7 (6.31%) ADSL
9 7 (6.31%) SDH
9 7 (6.31%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) GDB
2 3 (2.70%) JUnit
2 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.90%) Hudson
3 1 (0.90%) Ant
3 1 (0.90%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.90%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Selenium
3 1 (0.90%) Gradle
3 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
General
1 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.60%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Front Office
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.41%) Analyst
1 16 (14.41%) Support Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Field Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Server Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Security Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (5.41%) Server Support
6 5 (4.50%) Programmer
6 5 (4.50%) Developer
6 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.50%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) C Developer
6 5 (4.50%) C Programmer
7 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) DCOM
2 8 (7.21%) WAP
2 8 (7.21%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.80%) SOAP
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
3 2 (1.80%) XML
4 1 (0.90%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.90%) Middleware
4 1 (0.90%) CPAN
4 1 (0.90%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) PKI
2 10 (9.01%) Clustering
3 5 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Wiki
7 1 (0.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.90%) iPad
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) DTV
7 1 (0.90%) PMI
7 1 (0.90%) Firmware
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (17.12%) Linux
4 16 (14.41%) UNIX
5 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
5 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.21%) VMS
7 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (3.60%) Solaris
10 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.70%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) ITIL
2 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
3 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
3 9 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 8 (7.21%) Change Management
4 8 (7.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (7.21%) SIEM
4 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (6.31%) Fault Management
6 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.50%) OOD
7 5 (4.50%) UML
7 5 (4.50%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.60%) Service Management
8 4 (3.60%) Validation
8 4 (3.60%) Migration
8 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) C
3 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.11%) VBScript
6 7 (6.31%) Ruby
7 6 (5.41%) C++
8 5 (4.50%) Java
8 5 (4.50%) Embedded C
8 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) C#
10 1 (0.90%) Python
10 1 (0.90%) Korn
10 1 (0.90%) C-shell
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.11%) MCSE
5 8 (7.21%) CCNA
5 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) Degree
6 6 (5.41%) CCNP
7 5 (4.50%) CISSP
7 5 (4.50%) CISA
7 5 (4.50%) CISM
8 3 (2.70%) MCP
8 3 (2.70%) ISEB
8 3 (2.70%) CCIP
8 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.70%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.70%) MCITP
8 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) NLBS
5 3 (2.70%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.80%) NFS
7 1 (0.90%) Xen
7 1 (0.90%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.90%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) SCCM
1 15 (13.51%) SCOM
2 9 (8.11%) WMI
3 5 (4.50%) Puppet
4 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.90%) YUM
6 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.23%) Cisco
3 16 (14.41%) VMware
4 11 (9.91%) HP
5 9 (8.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.21%) Juniper
7 6 (5.41%) NetApp
8 5 (4.50%) Citrix
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle
8 5 (4.50%) Apple
9 4 (3.60%) Ericsson
9 4 (3.60%) Huawei
9 4 (3.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.70%) F5
10 3 (2.70%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.70%) Qualys
10 3 (2.70%) Altiris
11 2 (1.80%) Fujitsu
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