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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 74 41 71
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 49 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 3.73% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 14.56% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £27.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £17.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £34.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.04%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
634 618 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 25.63% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 209 191
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 45
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 £13.50 £14.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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 11 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 11 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 -25 23 £363 +74.69% 14
Slough +1 10 £413 +83.33% 4
Bracknell +8 7 £325 +1.24% 5
Newbury -4 3 £200 -52.94% 3
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 65 (58.56%) Windows
2 41 (36.94%) DNS
3 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
4 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
5 32 (28.83%) Cisco
6 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 23 (20.72%) SQL
9 22 (19.82%) Telecoms
9 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
10 20 (18.02%) Firewall
10 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (17.12%) VPN
11 19 (17.12%) Linux
12 18 (16.22%) Internet
13 17 (15.32%) ITIL
13 17 (15.32%) IIS
13 17 (15.32%) DHCP
14 16 (14.41%) UNIX
15 15 (13.51%) C
16 14 (12.61%) VMware
16 14 (12.61%) Ethernet
16 14 (12.61%) WAN
16 14 (12.61%) BGP
16 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
16 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
17 13 (11.71%) SCCM
17 13 (11.71%) SCOM
17 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
17 13 (11.71%) IPv6

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
4 3 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.90%) Confluence
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) 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 41 (36.94%) DNS
2 20 (18.02%) Firewall
3 19 (17.12%) VPN
4 18 (16.22%) Internet
5 17 (15.32%) DHCP
6 14 (12.61%) Ethernet
6 14 (12.61%) WAN
6 14 (12.61%) BGP
7 13 (11.71%) IPv6
8 12 (10.81%) SAN
8 12 (10.81%) MPLS
8 12 (10.81%) LAN
9 11 (9.91%) ATM
10 10 (9.01%) SDH
10 10 (9.01%) INAP
10 10 (9.01%) SS7
10 10 (9.01%) IPsec
11 9 (8.11%) LDAP
11 9 (8.11%) ADSL
12 8 (7.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.80%) 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 22 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.60%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Front Office
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (13.51%) Analyst
1 15 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) Network Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Server Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Server Support
4 7 (6.31%) SCCM Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Field Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.50%) Developer
6 5 (4.50%) Programmer
6 5 (4.50%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) C Developer
6 5 (4.50%) C Programmer
7 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) WAP
2 8 (7.21%) Regular Expression
3 7 (6.31%) DCOM
4 3 (2.70%) SOAP
4 3 (2.70%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) .NET
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.90%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.90%) Middleware
6 1 (0.90%) CPAN
6 1 (0.90%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.90%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.90%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Clustering
1 10 (9.01%) PKI
2 5 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.90%) FMCG
5 1 (0.90%) Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
5 1 (0.90%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) DTV
5 1 (0.90%) PMI
5 1 (0.90%) Firmware
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 65 (58.56%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (17.12%) Linux
5 16 (14.41%) UNIX
6 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
7 13 (11.71%) Windows XP
8 9 (8.11%) VMS
9 5 (4.50%) Solaris
9 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.70%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.90%) AIX
12 1 (0.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) ITIL
2 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.01%) Change Management
3 10 (9.01%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.21%) Fault Management
5 8 (7.21%) SIEM
5 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.41%) Migration
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%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.60%) Service Management
8 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.72%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) C
3 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.31%) VBScript
5 7 (6.31%) Ruby
6 6 (5.41%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) Embedded C
7 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) C#
9 1 (0.90%) Python
9 1 (0.90%) Korn
9 1 (0.90%) C-shell
9 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.01%) CCNA
5 8 (7.21%) MCSE
5 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.31%) CCNP
7 6 (5.41%) Degree
8 5 (4.50%) CISSP
8 5 (4.50%) CISA
8 5 (4.50%) CISM
9 4 (3.60%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.70%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.70%) MCP
10 3 (2.70%) ISEB
10 3 (2.70%) CCIP
11 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.80%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) NLBS
5 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.80%) NFS
5 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.90%) Squid
6 1 (0.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.90%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.90%) XenApp
6 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.90%) UAG
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (11.71%) SCCM
1 13 (11.71%) SCOM
2 7 (6.31%) 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 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (28.83%) Cisco
3 14 (12.61%) VMware
4 10 (9.01%) Juniper
4 10 (9.01%) HP
5 9 (8.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 8 (7.21%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.50%) Apple
7 5 (4.50%) Huawei
7 5 (4.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (4.50%) NetApp
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle
8 4 (3.60%) Citrix
8 4 (3.60%) F5
8 4 (3.60%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.70%) Altiris
9 3 (2.70%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.70%) Qualys
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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