The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing ICMP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £195 £300
% change year-on-year
+74.35% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
ICMP
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 239 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.62% 18.38% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 57
Median daily rate £410 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ICMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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