The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 70 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 2.76% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 16.20% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £250 £300 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £231 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 142 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.17% 17.03% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -25 6 £450 +50.00% 3
High Wycombe +2 5 £250 +33.33% 1
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 11 (32.35%) DNS
6 10 (29.41%) DHCP
7 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco
8 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL
9 7 (20.59%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) MCSE
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.65%) VLAN
10 6 (17.65%) SAN
10 6 (17.65%) CCNA
10 6 (17.65%) LAN
10 6 (17.65%) VoIP
10 6 (17.65%) WAN
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.65%) MPLS
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (14.71%) HP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) Liferay
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
6 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) DNS
3 10 (29.41%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) VLAN
4 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 6 (17.65%) LAN
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
4 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) MPLS
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.82%) HTTP
7 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.88%) Internet
8 2 (5.88%) 3G
8 2 (5.88%) ADSL
8 2 (5.88%) Broadband
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Introscope
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) WebCenter
1 1 (2.94%) JNDI
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) JDBC
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Clustering
1 2 (5.88%) PDA
2 1 (2.94%) e-Health
2 1 (2.94%) IVR
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.88%) Business Development
4 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.94%) High Availability
5 1 (2.94%) SIEM
5 1 (2.94%) Product Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Korn
2 1 (2.94%) Jython
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNA
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCITP
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.94%) Plesk
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) OVSD
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Avaya
5 4 (11.76%) Veeam
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 3 (8.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) FatWire
8 1 (2.94%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Symantec
8 1 (2.94%) CA
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia