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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 60 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 2.15% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 9.54% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £273
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.40 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £15.24 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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
611 566 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.19% 22.53% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 187 178
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.29% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.81 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.25 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 +23 36 £425 +47.82% 26
Bracknell -8 6 £300 +9.58% 1
Maidenhead +5 3 £313 - 3
Slough -2 3 £241 -3.50% 6
Wokingham - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 55 (42.97%) Windows
2 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
3 32 (25.00%) Linux
4 31 (24.22%) Telecoms
5 27 (21.09%) UNIX
6 26 (20.31%) DNS
6 26 (20.31%) Security Cleared
7 25 (19.53%) HTTP
7 25 (19.53%) HP
8 23 (17.97%) 3G
8 23 (17.97%) Firewall
8 23 (17.97%) VMware
8 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (17.97%) 4G
9 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (17.19%) XML
10 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
11 20 (15.63%) Java
12 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
13 18 (14.06%) SOAP
13 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (13.28%) IBM
14 17 (13.28%) DV Cleared
15 16 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.72%) SCCM
16 15 (11.72%) GSM
17 14 (10.94%) Red Hat
18 13 (10.16%) Cisco
18 13 (10.16%) MS Office
18 13 (10.16%) HTML

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 11 (8.59%) MS Exchange
1 11 (8.59%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.81%) Apache
3 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.47%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.69%) JBoss
6 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.13%) IIS
7 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.16%) MS Office
3 6 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 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 26 (20.31%) DNS
2 25 (19.53%) HTTP
3 23 (17.97%) 3G
3 23 (17.97%) Firewall
3 23 (17.97%) 4G
4 15 (11.72%) GSM
5 13 (10.16%) 2G
6 12 (9.38%) SIGTRAN
6 12 (9.38%) SS7
6 12 (9.38%) LAN
6 12 (9.38%) Ethernet
7 11 (8.59%) DHCP
7 11 (8.59%) Internet
7 11 (8.59%) WAN
8 10 (7.81%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (7.81%) VLAN
8 10 (7.81%) BGP
8 10 (7.81%) VPN
9 9 (7.03%) RIP
9 9 (7.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) Big Data
2 7 (5.47%) DB2
3 6 (4.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.78%) SQLite
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (24.22%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Back Office
2 9 (7.03%) Billing
3 6 (4.69%) Retail
3 6 (4.69%) Electronics
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Front Office
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (15.63%) Developer
2 15 (11.72%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.25%) Tester
5 7 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.47%) Administrator
6 6 (4.69%) IP Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Back Office Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (1.56%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.56%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) XML
2 18 (14.06%) SOAP
3 13 (10.16%) HTML
4 12 (9.38%) JMS
5 11 (8.59%) WSDL
5 11 (8.59%) Middleware
5 11 (8.59%) Application Packaging
6 9 (7.03%) Web Services
7 7 (5.47%) J2EE
8 5 (3.91%) XHTML
8 5 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.13%) LAMP
9 4 (3.13%) .NET
10 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (1.56%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.56%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.56%) JSON
11 2 (1.56%) APPC
11 2 (1.56%) CSS
12 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) DataPower
3 10 (7.81%) PKI
4 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.34%) Handset
7 3 (2.34%) Statistics
7 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.56%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.56%) iSeries
8 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.56%) STB
8 2 (1.56%) IPTV
8 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.56%) DTV
8 2 (1.56%) AS400
8 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.97%) Windows
2 32 (25.00%) Linux
3 27 (21.09%) UNIX
4 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.16%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.91%) Android
8 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.13%) Solaris
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.56%) i5/OS
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.56%) zOS
11 2 (1.56%) OS/400
12 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.78%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
1 11 (8.59%) Low Latency
1 11 (8.59%) High Availability
2 10 (7.81%) Migration
3 9 (7.03%) CRM
3 9 (7.03%) Validation
3 9 (7.03%) Project Management
4 8 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.25%) ITIL
5 7 (5.47%) Line Management
6 6 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.91%) OO
7 5 (3.91%) Network Design
7 5 (3.91%) Matrix Management
7 5 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.13%) Change Control
8 4 (3.13%) Open Source
8 4 (3.13%) Release Management
8 4 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.63%) Java
2 9 (7.03%) PHP
2 9 (7.03%) SQL
3 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.69%) MUMPS
5 5 (3.91%) C
6 4 (3.13%) Perl
7 3 (2.34%) C#
8 2 (1.56%) COBOL
8 2 (1.56%) RPG
8 2 (1.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.28%) DV Cleared
3 13 (10.16%) Degree
4 9 (7.03%) CCNP
4 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.69%) CCNA
6 5 (3.91%) MCSE
6 5 (3.91%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.34%) ISEB
7 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.34%) MCTS
7 3 (2.34%) MCITP
8 2 (1.56%) CCSE
8 2 (1.56%) CCSA
8 2 (1.56%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CISSP
8 2 (1.56%) MCP
8 2 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.69%) vSphere
4 6 (4.69%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.56%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.56%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) SCCM
2 12 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (7.81%) SCOM
4 5 (3.91%) HP SIM
5 4 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.34%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.34%) WSUS
6 3 (2.34%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.34%) vMotion
7 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.53%) HP
3 23 (17.97%) VMware
4 17 (13.28%) IBM
5 14 (10.94%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.16%) Cisco
7 9 (7.03%) Citrix
7 9 (7.03%) Oracle
8 6 (4.69%) InterSystems
8 6 (4.69%) McAfee
9 4 (3.13%) Sun
9 4 (3.13%) EMC
9 4 (3.13%) Juniper
10 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.34%) Symantec
10 3 (2.34%) Dell
10 3 (2.34%) Huawei
11 2 (1.56%) F5
11 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
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