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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 67 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.47% 1.46% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 10.32% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
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£350 £360 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -8.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.16%
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
141 155 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.55% 14.18% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 71 63
Average daily rate £330 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £237 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Average hourly rate £12.75 £31.49 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% +59.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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 29 August 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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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 +4 14 £325 +35.41% 1
High Wycombe +1 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Marlow - - - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco
5 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
6 9 (27.27%) WAN
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (24.24%) LAN
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) VLAN
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (21.21%) MPLS
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Apache
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) Migration
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) SAN
9 6 (18.18%) Network Security
9 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
10 5 (15.15%) SIEM
10 5 (15.15%) Veeam
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.12%) Liferay
5 3 (9.09%) nginx
5 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
6 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) VLAN
4 7 (21.21%) MPLS
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
5 6 (18.18%) SAN
5 6 (18.18%) Network Security
6 5 (15.15%) OSPF
6 5 (15.15%) BGP
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 4 (12.12%) HTTP
7 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 4 (12.12%) VoIP
7 4 (12.12%) Intranet
7 4 (12.12%) Internet
7 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
7 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.09%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Introscope
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) WebCenter
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) IVR
2 1 (3.03%) e-Health
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 3 (9.09%) Debian
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Data Security
4 5 (15.15%) SIEM
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) DFS Replication
3 3 (9.09%) Snort
3 3 (9.09%) Varnish
4 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) NLBS
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CA Wily
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
2 3 (9.09%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.03%) OVSD
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Veeam
5 4 (12.12%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) FatWire
5 4 (12.12%) Juniper
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) NetQoS
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) BT
7 1 (3.03%) CA
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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