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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 54 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 76 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 2.61% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 10.21% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 26
Average daily rate £380 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £154 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £34.70 £93.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.41% +3.33%
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
613 725 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.52% 25.62% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 309 237
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 49 £380 -10.58% 12
Slough +4 5 £238 +5.55% 3
Wokingham -4 2 - -
Bracknell -12 2 £340 +25.92% 6
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 60 (48.39%) DNS
2 59 (47.58%) Windows
3 44 (35.48%) Cisco
4 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 39 (31.45%) BGP
5 39 (31.45%) Firewall
6 38 (30.65%) Windows Server
7 36 (29.03%) Linux
8 34 (27.42%) VPN
9 30 (24.19%) HTTP
9 30 (24.19%) DHCP
10 29 (23.39%) IPsec
10 29 (23.39%) Hyper-V
11 28 (22.58%) OSPF
12 25 (20.16%) SNMP
13 24 (19.35%) VMware
13 24 (19.35%) Active Directory
14 23 (18.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (17.74%) IPv6
16 21 (16.94%) MS Excel
16 21 (16.94%) Load Balancing
17 20 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (14.52%) SAN
19 18 (14.52%) Red Hat
19 18 (14.52%) LAN
19 18 (14.52%) Telecoms
19 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (13.71%) Wireless
20 17 (13.71%) Degree

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) CMS
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (1.61%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (48.39%) DNS
2 39 (31.45%) BGP
2 39 (31.45%) Firewall
3 34 (27.42%) VPN
4 30 (24.19%) DHCP
4 30 (24.19%) HTTP
5 29 (23.39%) IPsec
6 28 (22.58%) OSPF
7 25 (20.16%) SNMP
8 22 (17.74%) IPv6
9 18 (14.52%) LAN
9 18 (14.52%) SAN
10 17 (13.71%) SMTP
10 17 (13.71%) Wireless
11 16 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (12.10%) Network Security
12 15 (12.10%) WAN
13 14 (11.29%) Internet
13 14 (11.29%) Software-Defined Networking
13 14 (11.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.68%) Back Office
3 10 (8.06%) Marketing
4 8 (6.45%) Front Office
5 3 (2.42%) Finance
5 3 (2.42%) Games
6 2 (1.61%) Billing
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (21.77%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Back Office Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) IP Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Security Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) Field Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) IP Security Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Network Support
8 5 (4.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) CSS
2 9 (7.26%) .NET
2 9 (7.26%) 802.1X
2 9 (7.26%) XML
3 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.42%) DCOM
4 3 (2.42%) RSS
4 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.81%) MAPI
5 1 (0.81%) WAP
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Public Cloud
2 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.45%) Statistics
5 6 (4.84%) iPad
5 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (4.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.23%) PKI
8 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.42%) Clustering
8 3 (2.42%) DTV
8 3 (2.42%) IPTV
8 3 (2.42%) MPEG
8 3 (2.42%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.42%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.58%) Windows
2 38 (30.65%) Windows Server
3 36 (29.03%) Linux
4 20 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.68%) Unix
7 9 (7.26%) Ubuntu
8 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.23%) CentOS
11 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.61%) Android
12 2 (1.61%) NetWare
12 2 (1.61%) Solaris
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) Load Balancing
2 13 (10.48%) ITIL
2 13 (10.48%) Presales
2 13 (10.48%) Process Improvement
2 13 (10.48%) Validation
3 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 11 (8.87%) High Availability
4 11 (8.87%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.87%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.06%) SIEM
5 10 (8.06%) Workflow
6 9 (7.26%) Analytics
6 9 (7.26%) Software Testing
7 8 (6.45%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.65%) Open Source
9 6 (4.84%) Data Protection
9 6 (4.84%) Security Operations
10 5 (4.03%) DDoS Mitigation
10 5 (4.03%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.68%) VBScript
3 10 (8.06%) C
4 9 (7.26%) C#
4 9 (7.26%) C++
4 9 (7.26%) VB
5 6 (4.84%) SQL
6 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (13.71%) Degree
4 16 (12.90%) CISSP
4 16 (12.90%) MCSA
5 12 (9.68%) CCNA
5 12 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (8.87%) GCIA
6 11 (8.87%) GCIH
6 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (8.06%) CEH
8 9 (7.26%) CCNP
8 9 (7.26%) MCSE
9 8 (6.45%) MCP
9 8 (6.45%) MCSD
10 6 (4.84%) MCITP
11 5 (4.03%) CCSA
11 5 (4.03%) CCSE
11 5 (4.03%) MCTS
11 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) PCI DSS
1 12 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (23.39%) Hyper-V
2 24 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.03%) ProxySG
5 4 (3.23%) vSphere
6 3 (2.42%) vCloud
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) FortiGate
2 10 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (7.26%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (4.84%) SCCM
5 5 (4.03%) Ansible
5 5 (4.03%) Nagios
5 5 (4.03%) Puppet
6 4 (3.23%) SCOM
6 4 (3.23%) WSUS
7 3 (2.42%) RSA Archer
7 3 (2.42%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.42%) WMI
8 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.81%) cPanel
9 1 (0.81%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 44 (35.48%) Cisco
2 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.35%) VMware
4 18 (14.52%) Red Hat
5 16 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 16 (12.90%) HP
6 13 (10.48%) F5
7 10 (8.06%) Juniper
8 9 (7.26%) NetWitness
9 8 (6.45%) Dell
9 8 (6.45%) Hitachi
9 8 (6.45%) Huawei
9 8 (6.45%) IBM
9 8 (6.45%) Intel
10 7 (5.65%) Avaya
10 7 (5.65%) Qualys
11 6 (4.84%) EMC
11 6 (4.84%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.84%) NetScout
12 5 (4.03%) Brocade
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