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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.26% 4.95% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 15.07% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -53.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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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
86 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.50% 32.88% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 21
Average daily rate £300 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £25.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.50 £116.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
5 6 (26.09%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) RIP
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) ADSL
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) DSL
6 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
6 5 (21.74%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (21.74%) RIP
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) ADSL
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 5 (21.74%) MPLS
3 5 (21.74%) OSPF
3 5 (21.74%) BGP
3 5 (21.74%) DSL
3 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
3 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 5 (21.74%) xDSL
4 4 (17.39%) Frame Relay
4 4 (17.39%) SDH
4 4 (17.39%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IP Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Nortel
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Google