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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 53 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 52 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.73% 1.91% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 8.58% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 31
Median daily rate £475 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £184 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £404 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £55.65 £45.31 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.83% +70.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -16.98%

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
437 548 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.94% 22.24% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 268 318
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £455 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +4 26 £500 +42.85% 8
Slough +12 4 £220 -31.25% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £450 - 3
Bracknell - 3 £506 - 5
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 45 (44.55%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) HTTP
3 36 (35.64%) Linux
4 35 (34.65%) Cisco
5 33 (32.67%) Telecoms
6 28 (27.72%) VMware
7 27 (26.73%) DNS
8 26 (25.74%) Juniper
9 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (22.77%) Huawei
10 23 (22.77%) Active Directory
10 23 (22.77%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (22.77%) ITIL
10 23 (22.77%) Bash Shell
11 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
11 22 (21.78%) Security Cleared
12 21 (20.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (20.79%) CCNP
12 21 (20.79%) LAN
13 20 (19.80%) CCNA
13 20 (19.80%) MPLS
14 19 (18.81%) Unix
14 19 (18.81%) Wireshark
15 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
16 17 (16.83%) 4G
16 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
16 17 (16.83%) WAN
16 17 (16.83%) FTP
16 17 (16.83%) 3G

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 14 (13.86%) Apache
2 12 (11.88%) IIS
3 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.99%) JBoss
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.63%) HTTP
2 27 (26.73%) DNS
3 21 (20.79%) LAN
4 20 (19.80%) MPLS
5 19 (18.81%) Wireshark
6 17 (16.83%) 3G
6 17 (16.83%) 4G
6 17 (16.83%) FTP
6 17 (16.83%) ICMP
6 17 (16.83%) WAN
7 15 (14.85%) 2G
8 14 (13.86%) BGP
8 14 (13.86%) OSPF
8 14 (13.86%) SSH
9 13 (12.87%) Firewall
9 13 (12.87%) SNMP
10 12 (11.88%) DHCP
10 12 (11.88%) VoIP
11 11 (10.89%) Internet
12 9 (8.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) MySQL
2 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) JUnit
3 1 (0.99%) Maven
3 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.99%) TestNG
3 1 (0.99%) Travis CI
General
1 33 (32.67%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.84%) Back Office
3 14 (13.86%) Electronics
3 14 (13.86%) Finance
4 12 (11.88%) Manufacturing
4 12 (11.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Billing
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (13.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) IP Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) IP Network Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Java Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Java Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) HTML
2 12 (11.88%) CSS
3 4 (3.96%) LAMP
3 4 (3.96%) Middleware
4 3 (2.97%) CGI
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.98%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.99%) JTAPI
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Video on Demand
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) STB
3 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) IPTV
4 4 (3.96%) MPEG
4 4 (3.96%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.98%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.55%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Linux
3 21 (20.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (18.81%) Unix
5 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
5 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.89%) Debian
7 10 (9.90%) CentOS
7 10 (9.90%) Ubuntu
8 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.95%) Android
9 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.87%) DevOps
3 12 (11.88%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (11.88%) Programme Management
4 10 (9.90%) Prototyping
5 8 (7.92%) CRM
6 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.93%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.95%) Open Source
7 5 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (3.96%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (3.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (2.97%) Information Security
9 3 (2.97%) Open Source Development
9 3 (2.97%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.97%) Security Operations
9 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.97%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) Bash Shell
2 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.87%) Java
4 12 (11.88%) Python
5 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 4 (3.96%) SQL
7 2 (1.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.78%) Security Cleared
3 21 (20.79%) CCNP
4 20 (19.80%) CCNA
5 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
6 13 (12.87%) CCIE
7 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.96%) CCIP
9 3 (2.97%) CISSP
9 3 (2.97%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.97%) SANS
9 3 (2.97%) SSCP
10 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.98%) Degree
11 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.99%) CCDA
11 1 (0.99%) CCDP
11 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.99%) Firmware
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Ansible
2 10 (9.90%) SELinux
3 7 (6.93%) SCCM
4 4 (3.96%) Nagios
4 4 (3.96%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) OpenView
6 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.98%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) QRadar
7 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.99%) Kibana
7 1 (0.99%) logstash
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.99%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.99%) SCSM
7 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Cisco
2 28 (27.72%) VMware
3 26 (25.74%) Juniper
4 23 (22.77%) Huawei
5 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.84%) Ericsson
7 13 (12.87%) Nokia
7 13 (12.87%) Nokia Networks
8 12 (11.88%) Red Hat
8 12 (11.88%) SAP
9 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.94%) HP
11 3 (2.97%) Apple
11 3 (2.97%) F5
12 2 (1.98%) Oracle
12 2 (1.98%) Splunk
12 2 (1.98%) Symantec
12 2 (1.98%) Veeam
13 1 (0.99%) Dell
13 1 (0.99%) EMC