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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 55 71 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 67 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.61% 2.12% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.71% 8.23% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 43
Average daily rate
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£316 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £150 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £12.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -4 24 £388 +6.89% 25
Slough +10 15 £294 -30.88% 3
Bracknell -5 12 £275 +83.33% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £350 - 2
Wokingham +3 1 - -
Newbury -3 1 - - 3
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 56 (39.72%) Windows
2 43 (30.50%) Firewall
3 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 33 (23.40%) DNS
5 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
6 30 (21.28%) Cisco
7 29 (20.57%) VMware
8 27 (19.15%) Linux
8 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
9 25 (17.73%) UNIX
10 23 (16.31%) MS Excel
10 23 (16.31%) 3G
10 23 (16.31%) 4G
11 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (15.60%) HTTP
11 22 (15.60%) Active Directory
11 22 (15.60%) LAN
12 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (14.89%) VLAN
13 20 (14.18%) BGP
13 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (13.48%) XML
15 18 (12.77%) HP
15 18 (12.77%) DV Cleared
15 18 (12.77%) SCCM
15 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (12.06%) CCNP
16 17 (12.06%) VPN
16 17 (12.06%) CheckPoint

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.67%) Apache
2 8 (5.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.13%) JBoss
5 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.22%) MS Office
3 9 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.50%) Firewall
2 33 (23.40%) DNS
3 23 (16.31%) 3G
3 23 (16.31%) 4G
4 22 (15.60%) LAN
4 22 (15.60%) HTTP
5 21 (14.89%) VLAN
6 20 (14.18%) BGP
7 17 (12.06%) OSPF
7 17 (12.06%) VPN
7 17 (12.06%) Ethernet
8 15 (10.64%) Network Security
9 13 (9.22%) WAN
9 13 (9.22%) DHCP
9 13 (9.22%) Internet
10 12 (8.51%) MPLS
11 11 (7.80%) IPsec
12 10 (7.09%) 2G
12 10 (7.09%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (7.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) Big Data
2 5 (3.55%) DB2
3 4 (2.84%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) SQLite
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
General
1 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.09%) Back Office
3 8 (5.67%) Billing
4 7 (4.96%) Finance
5 6 (4.26%) Electronics
6 4 (2.84%) Front Office
6 4 (2.84%) Retail
7 3 (2.13%) Games
8 2 (1.42%) Local Government
8 2 (1.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.18%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.06%) Developer
2 17 (12.06%) Support Engineer
3 9 (6.38%) Security Engineer
4 7 (4.96%) IP Engineer
4 7 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (3.55%) Test Engineer
5 5 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (2.84%) Analyst
6 4 (2.84%) Tester
6 4 (2.84%) Administrator
6 4 (2.84%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (2.84%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (2.84%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (2.84%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (2.13%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (2.13%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (2.13%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (2.13%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) XML
2 15 (10.64%) SOAP
3 11 (7.80%) JMS
3 11 (7.80%) WSDL
4 10 (7.09%) Application Packaging
4 10 (7.09%) HTML
5 8 (5.67%) Middleware
6 7 (4.96%) Web Services
7 5 (3.55%) CSS
7 5 (3.55%) XHTML
7 5 (3.55%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (2.84%) LAMP
9 3 (2.13%) .NET
9 3 (2.13%) J2EE
9 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.42%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.42%) JSON
10 2 (1.42%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.71%) .NET Compact Framework
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.80%) DataPower
3 10 (7.09%) PKI
4 6 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.13%) Statistics
6 3 (2.13%) Handset
7 2 (1.42%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.42%) STB
7 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.42%) DTV
7 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.42%) MPEG
7 2 (1.42%) IPTV
7 2 (1.42%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.72%) Windows
2 27 (19.15%) Linux
3 25 (17.73%) UNIX
4 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.22%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.67%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.26%) Android
10 5 (3.55%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (3.55%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.13%) Solaris
12 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.71%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) zOS
13 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
2 11 (7.80%) Migration
2 11 (7.80%) High Availability
2 11 (7.80%) Low Latency
3 10 (7.09%) Validation
3 10 (7.09%) Project Management
4 9 (6.38%) ITIL
5 8 (5.67%) CRM
5 8 (5.67%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (4.96%) Line Management
6 7 (4.96%) SIEM
6 7 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.96%) Network Design
7 6 (4.26%) Matrix Management
7 6 (4.26%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.55%) Change Control
8 5 (3.55%) Time Management
8 5 (3.55%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.51%) Java
1 12 (8.51%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.26%) PHP
3 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.84%) Perl
4 4 (2.84%) MUMPS
5 3 (2.13%) VBScript
5 3 (2.13%) C
5 3 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 17 (12.06%) CCNP
5 14 (9.93%) Degree
6 13 (9.22%) CCNA
7 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.55%) BC Cleared
9 5 (3.55%) MCTS
9 5 (3.55%) MCSE
10 4 (2.84%) CISSP
11 3 (2.13%) ISEB
11 3 (2.13%) MCITP
11 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.42%) CCSE
12 2 (1.42%) MCP
12 2 (1.42%) MCSA
12 2 (1.42%) CCSA
13 1 (0.71%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) Active Directory
1 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.55%) vSphere
3 5 (3.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.13%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.42%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.42%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) SCCM
2 12 (8.51%) SCOM
3 6 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.84%) WSUS
4 4 (2.84%) Cacti
5 3 (2.13%) OpenView
5 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.13%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.42%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.71%) Nessus
7 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.28%) Cisco
3 29 (20.57%) VMware
4 18 (12.77%) HP
5 17 (12.06%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.22%) Citrix
7 11 (7.80%) Juniper
7 11 (7.80%) IBM
8 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.67%) F5
10 7 (4.96%) Oracle
11 6 (4.26%) Symantec
11 6 (4.26%) McAfee
12 5 (3.55%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.55%) EMC
13 4 (2.84%) InterSystems
14 3 (2.13%) Huawei
14 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.13%) Crossbeam
14 3 (2.13%) Sun
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