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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 62 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 45 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.23% 2.10% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 9.45% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 29
Median daily rate £488 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £396 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.45% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £34.33 £55.65 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.31% +307.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%

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
442 561 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.95% 22.28% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 288 316
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 27 £500 +42.85% 6
Slough +9 4 £180 -28.00% 1
Bracknell - 2 - - 3
Maidenhead - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 40 (38.10%) HTTP
3 39 (37.14%) Cisco
4 38 (36.19%) Linux
5 33 (31.43%) Telecoms
6 29 (27.62%) Security Cleared
7 28 (26.67%) Juniper
8 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (25.71%) DNS
9 26 (24.76%) VMware
9 26 (24.76%) Bash Shell
10 25 (23.81%) Huawei
10 25 (23.81%) CCNP
11 24 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
12 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
12 23 (21.90%) Unix
12 23 (21.90%) MPLS
12 23 (21.90%) ICMP
13 22 (20.95%) ITIL
13 22 (20.95%) CCNA
13 22 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (20.00%) LAN
14 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 19 (18.10%) Wireshark
15 19 (18.10%) SSH
16 18 (17.14%) Java
16 18 (17.14%) DevOps
17 17 (16.19%) Ansible

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.43%) Apache
1 12 (11.43%) IIS
2 10 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.10%) HTTP
2 27 (25.71%) DNS
3 23 (21.90%) ICMP
3 23 (21.90%) MPLS
4 21 (20.00%) LAN
5 19 (18.10%) SSH
5 19 (18.10%) Wireshark
6 17 (16.19%) 3G
6 17 (16.19%) 4G
6 17 (16.19%) BGP
6 17 (16.19%) OSPF
6 17 (16.19%) WAN
7 16 (15.24%) Firewall
7 16 (15.24%) FTP
8 15 (14.29%) 2G
9 14 (13.33%) SNMP
10 12 (11.43%) DHCP
10 12 (11.43%) Internet
11 11 (10.48%) VoIP
12 9 (8.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.57%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.86%) Big Data
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) JUnit
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
3 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.95%) TestNG
3 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
General
1 33 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.24%) Back Office
3 11 (10.48%) Electronics
3 11 (10.48%) Finance
4 10 (9.52%) Marketing
5 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Billing
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (15.24%) Developer
1 16 (15.24%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Consultant
5 9 (8.57%) IP Network Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Python Developer
6 8 (7.62%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (7.62%) Java Consultant
6 8 (7.62%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Open Source Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) HTML
2 10 (9.52%) CSS
3 5 (4.76%) Middleware
4 4 (3.81%) LAMP
5 3 (2.86%) CGI
5 3 (2.86%) Web Services
6 2 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.95%) JTAPI
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (8.57%) Video on Demand
3 8 (7.62%) STB
4 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.76%) IPTV
5 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (3.81%) MPEG
7 2 (1.90%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.95%) Clustering
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 38 (36.19%) Linux
3 24 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (21.90%) Unix
5 16 (15.24%) Debian
5 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
6 15 (14.29%) CentOS
6 15 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.76%) Android
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.95%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) DevOps
3 12 (11.43%) Prototyping
4 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 8 (7.62%) CRM
6 8 (7.62%) Network Architecture
6 8 (7.62%) Open Source
7 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.71%) Open Source Development
9 5 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (3.81%) Migration
10 4 (3.81%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (3.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (2.86%) High Availability
11 3 (2.86%) Information Security
11 3 (2.86%) Patch Management
11 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) Bash Shell
2 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.14%) Java
4 17 (16.19%) Python
5 6 (5.71%) PHP
6 3 (2.86%) SQL
7 2 (1.90%) Perl
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (23.81%) CCNP
4 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
5 22 (20.95%) CCNA
6 14 (13.33%) CCIE
7 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.71%) CCIP
9 4 (3.81%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.86%) CISSP
10 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.86%) SANS
10 3 (2.86%) SSCP
11 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.90%) Degree
12 1 (0.95%) CCDA
12 1 (0.95%) CCDP
12 1 (0.95%) HNC
12 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) Ansible
2 15 (14.29%) SELinux
3 7 (6.67%) SCCM
4 4 (3.81%) Nagios
4 4 (3.81%) SCOM
5 3 (2.86%) OpenView
6 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) QRadar
7 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.95%) Kibana
7 1 (0.95%) logstash
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) Nessus
7 1 (0.95%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.95%) Nmap
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.95%) SCSM
7 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Cisco
2 28 (26.67%) Juniper
3 26 (24.76%) VMware
4 25 (23.81%) Huawei
5 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.24%) Ericsson
7 13 (12.38%) Nokia
7 13 (12.38%) Nokia Networks
8 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.57%) SAP
10 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.71%) HP
12 3 (2.86%) Apple
12 3 (2.86%) F5
13 2 (1.90%) Oracle
13 2 (1.90%) Splunk
13 2 (1.90%) Symantec
13 2 (1.90%) Veeam
14 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.95%) Barracuda Networks