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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 71 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 53 104 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.11% 4.13% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 15.50% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.14 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £33.60 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.91% -9.85%
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
666 671 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.57% 26.67% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 224 209
Average daily rate £360 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -13 26 £369 +47.50% 10
Bracknell +3 12 £150 -
Slough -3 7 £425 +91.01% 5
Newbury -6 2 £200 -52.94% 3
Wokingham -2 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 67 (62.62%) Windows
2 44 (41.12%) Active Directory
3 40 (37.38%) DNS
4 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
5 29 (27.10%) Cisco
6 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (19.63%) SQL
7 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
8 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
9 18 (16.82%) ITIL
9 18 (16.82%) Internet
9 18 (16.82%) Firewall
9 18 (16.82%) Telecoms
10 17 (15.89%) VPN
10 17 (15.89%) VMware
11 16 (14.95%) Windows XP
12 15 (14.02%) UNIX
12 15 (14.02%) WAN
12 15 (14.02%) SCCM
12 15 (14.02%) SCOM
13 14 (13.08%) IIS
13 14 (13.08%) DHCP
14 13 (12.15%) C
14 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.15%) Linux
14 13 (12.15%) LAN
14 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
14 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
15 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (13.08%) IIS
2 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 40 (37.38%) DNS
2 18 (16.82%) Internet
2 18 (16.82%) Firewall
3 17 (15.89%) VPN
4 15 (14.02%) WAN
5 14 (13.08%) DHCP
6 13 (12.15%) LAN
7 12 (11.21%) Ethernet
7 12 (11.21%) IPv6
8 11 (10.28%) BGP
9 9 (8.41%) IPsec
10 8 (7.48%) MPLS
11 7 (6.54%) IPv4
11 7 (6.54%) UMTS
11 7 (6.54%) VoIP
11 7 (6.54%) GPRS
11 7 (6.54%) ATM
11 7 (6.54%) VLAN
11 7 (6.54%) Network Security
12 6 (5.61%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) GDB
2 1 (0.93%) Gradle
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (0.93%) Ant
2 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 18 (16.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.74%) Electronics
3 3 (2.80%) Back Office
3 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.80%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.93%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (15.89%) Analyst
2 12 (11.21%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Field Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) C Developer
7 5 (4.67%) C Programmer
7 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) Programmer
7 5 (4.67%) Developer
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.74%) Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) DCOM
2 8 (7.48%) Regular Expression
3 4 (3.74%) WAP
4 2 (1.87%) SOAP
4 2 (1.87%) .NET
4 2 (1.87%) XML
4 2 (1.87%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.93%) CPAN
5 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) PKI
2 6 (5.61%) Clustering
3 4 (3.74%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.87%) DTV
5 2 (1.87%) MPEG
5 2 (1.87%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.87%) IPTV
5 2 (1.87%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.87%) iPad
5 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 67 (62.62%) Windows
2 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.95%) Windows XP
5 15 (14.02%) UNIX
6 13 (12.15%) Linux
6 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.74%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (3.74%) VMS
8 4 (3.74%) Solaris
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.80%) Windows NT
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.87%) Android
10 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE
11 1 (0.93%) Debian
11 1 (0.93%) CentOS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) ITIL
2 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
2 8 (7.48%) SIEM
2 8 (7.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (6.54%) Time Management
3 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.67%) Fault Management
4 5 (4.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (3.74%) Software Testing
5 4 (3.74%) UML
5 4 (3.74%) OOD
5 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.74%) Change Management
5 4 (3.74%) Validation
6 3 (2.80%) Migration
6 3 (2.80%) Project Management
6 3 (2.80%) Service Management
6 3 (2.80%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) C
2 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.35%) VBScript
5 5 (4.67%) Embedded C
5 5 (4.67%) C++
5 5 (4.67%) Java
5 5 (4.67%) Ruby
6 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.80%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) Korn
8 1 (0.93%) C-shell
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.41%) DV Cleared
5 8 (7.48%) CCNA
6 7 (6.54%) MCSE
6 7 (6.54%) CCNP
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.67%) CISA
7 5 (4.67%) CISM
7 5 (4.67%) CISSP
7 5 (4.67%) Degree
8 3 (2.80%) MCITP
8 3 (2.80%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.80%) MCP
8 3 (2.80%) ISEB
9 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 44 (41.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.87%) NFS
5 2 (1.87%) NLBS
5 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.93%) Xen
6 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) SCCM
1 15 (14.02%) SCOM
2 10 (9.35%) WMI
3 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.93%) YUM
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.10%) Cisco
3 17 (15.89%) VMware
4 12 (11.21%) HP
5 9 (8.41%) Juniper
6 7 (6.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (6.54%) ServiceNow
7 6 (5.61%) NetApp
7 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.74%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.74%) Citrix
8 4 (3.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.74%) F5
8 4 (3.74%) Huawei
9 3 (2.80%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.80%) Qualys
9 3 (2.80%) Altiris
9 3 (2.80%) Dell
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle
9 3 (2.80%) Apple
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