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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 67 73 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 53 54 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 2.19% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 8.56% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 40
Average daily rate
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£330 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £153 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £15.25 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
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
599 631 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.70% 25.57% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 205 201
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 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 2 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 +15 27 £425 +17.24% 17
Bracknell -1 9 £300 +12.14% 1
Slough -1 7 £241 -41.51% 5
Maidenhead +3 3 £298 - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 52 (40.63%) Windows
2 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
3 32 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 30 (23.44%) Firewall
4 30 (23.44%) DNS
5 28 (21.88%) Linux
5 28 (21.88%) VMware
6 24 (18.75%) UNIX
7 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
7 23 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (17.19%) 4G
8 22 (17.19%) HTTP
8 22 (17.19%) Active Directory
8 22 (17.19%) 3G
9 21 (16.41%) HP
9 21 (16.41%) XML
10 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (14.84%) Cisco
12 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (13.28%) SOAP
14 16 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 16 (12.50%) SCCM
15 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (11.72%) Java
16 14 (10.94%) IBM
16 14 (10.94%) VLAN
16 14 (10.94%) Degree
17 13 (10.16%) GSM
17 13 (10.16%) Hyper-V

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.47%) Apache
4 6 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.13%) IIS
6 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.78%) Lync
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
3 9 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.44%) DNS
1 30 (23.44%) Firewall
2 22 (17.19%) 4G
2 22 (17.19%) 3G
2 22 (17.19%) HTTP
3 14 (10.94%) VLAN
4 13 (10.16%) GSM
5 12 (9.38%) LAN
5 12 (9.38%) DHCP
5 12 (9.38%) Ethernet
5 12 (9.38%) 2G
6 11 (8.59%) BGP
6 11 (8.59%) WAN
6 11 (8.59%) Internet
6 11 (8.59%) VPN
7 10 (7.81%) SS7
7 10 (7.81%) OSPF
7 10 (7.81%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (7.81%) SIGTRAN
8 9 (7.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) Big Data
2 5 (3.91%) DB2
2 5 (3.91%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) SQLite
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) InstallShield
General
1 32 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.03%) Back Office
2 9 (7.03%) Billing
3 7 (5.47%) Finance
4 6 (4.69%) Electronics
5 4 (3.13%) Front Office
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.34%) Games
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (14.84%) Developer
2 16 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.16%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.25%) Tester
5 7 (5.47%) IP Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Administrator
7 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.13%) Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Back Office Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Support Analyst
10 2 (1.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) XML
2 17 (13.28%) SOAP
3 12 (9.38%) JMS
4 11 (8.59%) WSDL
5 10 (7.81%) HTML
5 10 (7.81%) Application Packaging
6 8 (6.25%) Web Services
6 8 (6.25%) Middleware
7 5 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (3.91%) XHTML
8 4 (3.13%) LAMP
8 4 (3.13%) .NET
8 4 (3.13%) J2EE
9 3 (2.34%) CSS
9 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.56%) JSON
10 2 (1.56%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.56%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.78%) .NET Compact Framework
11 1 (0.78%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) DataPower
3 8 (6.25%) PKI
4 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.34%) Statistics
6 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.34%) Handset
7 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.56%) STB
7 2 (1.56%) MPEG
7 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.56%) IPTV
7 2 (1.56%) DTV
7 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.63%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Linux
3 24 (18.75%) UNIX
4 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.69%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.91%) Android
11 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.34%) Solaris
12 2 (1.56%) zOS
12 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.78%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.38%) Configuration Management
2 11 (8.59%) Migration
2 11 (8.59%) High Availability
2 11 (8.59%) Low Latency
3 9 (7.03%) Project Management
3 9 (7.03%) CRM
4 8 (6.25%) ITIL
4 8 (6.25%) Validation
4 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.47%) Line Management
5 7 (5.47%) Multithreading
6 6 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.69%) Network Design
6 6 (4.69%) Matrix Management
7 5 (3.91%) Project Planning
7 5 (3.91%) Change Control
8 4 (3.13%) SIEM
8 4 (3.13%) Time Management
8 4 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.72%) Java
2 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.47%) SQL
4 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.69%) PHP
5 5 (3.91%) MUMPS
6 4 (3.13%) Perl
7 3 (2.34%) C
7 3 (2.34%) C#
7 3 (2.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.78%) JCL
8 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.94%) Degree
4 11 (8.59%) CCNP
4 11 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.25%) CCNA
7 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.91%) BC Cleared
8 5 (3.91%) MCSE
9 3 (2.34%) ISEB
9 3 (2.34%) CISSP
9 3 (2.34%) MCTS
9 3 (2.34%) MCITP
9 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.56%) MCP
10 2 (1.56%) MCSA
10 2 (1.56%) CCSA
10 2 (1.56%) CCSE
11 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.47%) vSphere
5 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.34%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.56%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.78%) vCloud
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
9 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) SCCM
2 10 (7.81%) SCOM
2 10 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.91%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.13%) WSUS
5 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.56%) Cacti
6 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.56%) vMotion
6 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.78%) OpenView
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.88%) VMware
3 21 (16.41%) HP
4 19 (14.84%) Cisco
5 14 (10.94%) IBM
6 10 (7.81%) Citrix
6 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.25%) McAfee
8 7 (5.47%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.69%) Symantec
9 6 (4.69%) Oracle
10 5 (3.91%) EMC
10 5 (3.91%) Juniper
10 5 (3.91%) InterSystems
11 3 (2.34%) Sun
11 3 (2.34%) Dell
11 3 (2.34%) Huawei
11 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.34%) F5
12 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
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