The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.20% 3.33% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.95% 14.29% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 40.18% 23.33% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 8
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £27.25 £30.00 £29.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £33.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bracknell region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bracknell region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) MCSE
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (37.50%) MCITP
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (31.25%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Validation
8 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
9 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) Time Management
9 3 (18.75%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) WAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) DSL
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) ADSL
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) RIP
4 2 (12.50%) xDSL
5 1 (6.25%) ATM
5 1 (6.25%) SDH
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IMAC Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (37.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Nortel
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus