The first table below looks at the demand for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
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Contract jobs citing ICMP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 129 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.77% 12.57% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 51
Average daily rate £330 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
ICMP
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ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ICMP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICMP across the Buckinghamshire region.

ICMP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ICMP 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 ICMP.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) CESG
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Lumension

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ICMP 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 ICMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) CESG
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) StorageTek
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Lumension