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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 65 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 71 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.41% 1.87% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 8.14% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 24
Average daily rate
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£328 £268 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.65 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.15% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.04%
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
761 651 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.80% 22.97% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 236 189
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 51 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +9 26 £417 +63.52% 25
Bracknell +19 16 £313 - 5
Slough +4 12 £225 - 8
Newbury -5 5 - - 2
Maidenhead +6 2 £363 -14.70% 10
Windsor - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 64 (52.46%) Windows
2 40 (32.79%) Active Directory
3 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.51%) Linux
5 33 (27.05%) VMware
6 31 (25.41%) Telecoms
6 31 (25.41%) DNS
7 30 (24.59%) Security Cleared
8 28 (22.95%) HP
9 27 (22.13%) UNIX
9 27 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (21.31%) Internet
11 24 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (17.21%) Firewall
14 19 (15.57%) Cisco
14 19 (15.57%) DHCP
14 19 (15.57%) HTTP
15 18 (14.75%) LAN
15 18 (14.75%) XML
15 18 (14.75%) Java
15 18 (14.75%) 3G
15 18 (14.75%) 4G
16 17 (13.93%) WAN
17 16 (13.11%) Migration
17 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
18 15 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (12.30%) Red Hat
19 14 (11.48%) GSM
19 14 (11.48%) Ethernet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.20%) IIS
3 8 (6.56%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.56%) Apache
4 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.46%) JBoss
6 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.82%) Lync
8 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Office
2 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.41%) DNS
2 26 (21.31%) Internet
3 21 (17.21%) Firewall
4 19 (15.57%) DHCP
4 19 (15.57%) HTTP
5 18 (14.75%) LAN
5 18 (14.75%) 3G
5 18 (14.75%) 4G
6 17 (13.93%) WAN
7 14 (11.48%) Ethernet
7 14 (11.48%) GSM
8 13 (10.66%) VPN
9 12 (9.84%) SS7
9 12 (9.84%) 2G
9 12 (9.84%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (8.20%) FTP
11 9 (7.38%) BGP
12 8 (6.56%) OSPF
12 8 (6.56%) RIP
12 8 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) DB2
1 6 (4.92%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (4.10%) Big Data
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.28%) MySQL
4 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.82%) InstallShield
General
1 31 (25.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.56%) Billing
3 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
3 6 (4.92%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.10%) Finance
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (12.30%) Developer
1 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
2 12 (9.84%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Administrator
4 7 (5.74%) Tester
4 7 (5.74%) IP Engineer
5 6 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (4.92%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.28%) Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) VoIP Specialist
8 3 (2.46%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.46%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) XML
2 12 (9.84%) SOAP
3 10 (8.20%) Web Services
3 10 (8.20%) HTML
4 7 (5.74%) .NET
5 6 (4.92%) JMS
5 6 (4.92%) Middleware
6 5 (4.10%) WSDL
6 5 (4.10%) LAMP
6 5 (4.10%) XHTML
6 5 (4.10%) J2EE
7 4 (3.28%) Software Packaging
8 3 (2.46%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.46%) COM+
8 3 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.46%) APPC
9 2 (1.64%) JSON
9 2 (1.64%) DCOM
9 2 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) PKI
3 5 (4.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.10%) DataPower
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.46%) iSeries
5 3 (2.46%) AS400
6 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.64%) Handset
6 2 (1.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.82%) EPoS
7 1 (0.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.82%) PDA
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 64 (52.46%) Windows
2 36 (29.51%) Linux
3 27 (22.13%) UNIX
4 24 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.66%) Windows 7
8 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.56%) Solaris
10 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.10%) Android
12 3 (2.46%) i5/OS
12 3 (2.46%) OS/400
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.82%) zOS
14 1 (0.82%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.11%) Migration
2 14 (11.48%) ITIL
3 9 (7.38%) Project Management
4 8 (6.56%) CRM
4 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
5 7 (5.74%) Multithreading
5 7 (5.74%) Change Control
6 6 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.10%) High Availability
7 5 (4.10%) Low Latency
7 5 (4.10%) Validation
7 5 (4.10%) OO
7 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.46%) Line Management
9 3 (2.46%) SIEM
9 3 (2.46%) Requirements Management
9 3 (2.46%) Operations Management
9 3 (2.46%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.75%) Java
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 7 (5.74%) PHP
4 6 (4.92%) MUMPS
4 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.10%) Perl
5 5 (4.10%) C
6 4 (3.28%) C#
7 3 (2.46%) RPG
7 3 (2.46%) COBOL
8 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) JCL
9 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.38%) MCSE
6 9 (7.38%) CCNP
6 9 (7.38%) CCNA
7 7 (5.74%) BC Cleared
8 6 (4.92%) Degree
9 5 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.10%) MCITP
10 3 (2.46%) IBM Certification
11 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.64%) ISEB
11 2 (1.64%) CISSP
11 2 (1.64%) HNC
11 2 (1.64%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.82%) MCP
12 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 6 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.46%) vSphere
6 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.46%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.82%) Xen
8 1 (0.82%) NLBS
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.82%) NFS
8 1 (0.82%) Firmware
8 1 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.82%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) SCCM
2 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (6.56%) SCOM
4 4 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.28%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (2.46%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.46%) vMotion
6 2 (1.64%) Nagios
6 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.64%) WMI
7 1 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.05%) VMware
3 28 (22.95%) HP
4 19 (15.57%) Cisco
5 15 (12.30%) Red Hat
6 12 (9.84%) IBM
7 8 (6.56%) Dell
8 7 (5.74%) Sun
8 7 (5.74%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.74%) Oracle
9 6 (4.92%) F5
9 6 (4.92%) Crossbeam
9 6 (4.92%) InterSystems
9 6 (4.92%) Citrix
10 5 (4.10%) Remedy
11 4 (3.28%) McAfee
12 3 (2.46%) Veritas
12 3 (2.46%) NetIQ
13 2 (1.64%) Symantec
13 2 (1.64%) Juniper
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago