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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 77 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 51 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% 2.64% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 11.56% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 28
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£350 £280 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £13.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.32% -7.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.86% -20.37%
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
663 597 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.07% 22.80% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 229 228
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 36
Average hourly rate £39.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Bracknell +7 15 £363 - 11
Reading -13 14 £400 +37.93% 12
Slough -7 6 £300 +71.42% 6
Newbury -3 3 £110 -70.66% 5
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 69 (63.89%) Windows
2 49 (45.37%) Active Directory
3 42 (38.89%) DNS
4 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
5 32 (29.63%) Internet
6 31 (28.70%) VMware
7 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (25.93%) Firewall
9 26 (24.07%) Linux
10 25 (23.15%) Cisco
10 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (23.15%) Security Cleared
11 24 (22.22%) ITIL
11 24 (22.22%) HP
12 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (19.44%) LAN
14 20 (18.52%) SQL
15 19 (17.59%) WAN
15 19 (17.59%) DHCP
15 19 (17.59%) Red Hat
15 19 (17.59%) Telecoms
15 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (16.67%) IIS
16 18 (16.67%) VPN
16 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared
17 15 (13.89%) MS Office
17 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
17 15 (13.89%) Ethernet
17 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
17 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (16.67%) IIS
2 7 (6.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) JBoss
4 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Office
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) DNS
2 32 (29.63%) Internet
3 28 (25.93%) Firewall
4 21 (19.44%) LAN
5 19 (17.59%) WAN
5 19 (17.59%) DHCP
6 18 (16.67%) VPN
7 15 (13.89%) Ethernet
8 14 (12.96%) FTP
9 13 (12.04%) HTTP
10 12 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (8.33%) SSL
12 8 (7.41%) SAN
13 7 (6.48%) Network Security
13 7 (6.48%) DSL
14 6 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (5.56%) 3G
14 6 (5.56%) OSPF
14 6 (5.56%) VoIP
14 6 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) DB2
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.93%) GDB
General
1 19 (17.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.56%) Back Office
2 6 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Billing
4 3 (2.78%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 11 (10.19%) Analyst
2 11 (10.19%) Administrator
3 9 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) IP Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Field Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Consultant
6 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) VoIP Specialist
9 3 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) DCOM
2 7 (6.48%) Software Packaging
3 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 6 (5.56%) .NET
4 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.63%) LAMP
5 3 (2.78%) Middleware
5 3 (2.78%) APPC
5 3 (2.78%) J2EE
5 3 (2.78%) CSS
6 2 (1.85%) Web Services
6 2 (1.85%) XML
6 2 (1.85%) COM+
6 2 (1.85%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) PKI
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.78%) iPad
5 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.78%) iSeries
5 3 (2.78%) AS400
6 2 (1.85%) Streaming Media
6 2 (1.85%) IPTV
6 2 (1.85%) MPEG
6 2 (1.85%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) DTV
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 69 (63.89%) Windows
2 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (24.07%) Linux
4 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (12.96%) UNIX
8 11 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.41%) Solaris
10 3 (2.78%) OS/400
10 3 (2.78%) i5/OS
10 3 (2.78%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (9.26%) Project Management
3 9 (8.33%) Migration
4 8 (7.41%) Validation
4 8 (7.41%) Time Management
5 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.56%) Change Control
7 5 (4.63%) Fault Management
7 5 (4.63%) Service Management
8 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.70%) Requirements Management
8 4 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.78%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.78%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.78%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.78%) Change Management
9 3 (2.78%) CRM
9 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.41%) VBScript
4 6 (5.56%) C
4 6 (5.56%) PHP
5 5 (4.63%) Java
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.78%) RPG
6 3 (2.78%) COBOL
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) MCSE
3 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.11%) CCNA
4 12 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (9.26%) MCITP
6 7 (6.48%) CCNP
6 7 (6.48%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.70%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.78%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.85%) HNC
9 2 (1.85%) CISSP
9 2 (1.85%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.93%) DCSE
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.93%) CCIP
10 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.93%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
2 6 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (45.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.78%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.78%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.93%) Xen
6 1 (0.93%) NLBS
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) SCCM
2 8 (7.41%) SCOM
2 8 (7.41%) WMI
3 3 (2.78%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.85%) Nagios
4 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.70%) VMware
3 25 (23.15%) Cisco
4 24 (22.22%) HP
5 19 (17.59%) Red Hat
6 11 (10.19%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.26%) Citrix
8 8 (7.41%) Dell
8 8 (7.41%) F5
9 7 (6.48%) Remedy
9 7 (6.48%) Sun
10 6 (5.56%) Juniper
11 5 (4.63%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.63%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.63%) Crossbeam
12 4 (3.70%) Oracle
12 4 (3.70%) IBM
13 3 (2.78%) NetApp
13 3 (2.78%) Veritas
13 3 (2.78%) NetIQ
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