The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 68 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.43% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.21% 10.07% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
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£350 £300 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
TCP/IP
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
152 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.95% 14.19% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 48
Average daily rate £330 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.75 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £15.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 10 £325 +56.62% 5
High Wycombe 0 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) LAN
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Apache
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
7 5 (18.52%) SIEM
7 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (18.52%) Data Security
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
7 5 (18.52%) OSPF
7 5 (18.52%) BGP
7 5 (18.52%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Intranet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (14.81%) Liferay
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security
5 5 (18.52%) OSPF
5 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) HTTP
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) Intranet
6 4 (14.81%) Internet
6 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.81%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (11.11%) HSRP
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) VRRP
7 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (11.11%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Introscope
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Content Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) WebCenter
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.70%) e-Health
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Debian
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) SIEM
3 5 (18.52%) Data Security
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) CCSE
3 1 (3.70%) CCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
1 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Varnish
3 3 (11.11%) Snort
4 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) NLBS
5 1 (3.70%) Xen
5 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA Wily
2 3 (11.11%) Zenoss
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.70%) OVSD
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) FatWire
3 4 (14.81%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) NetQoS
5 1 (3.70%) QNX
5 1 (3.70%) BT
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent