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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 63 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.70% 2.05% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 12.90% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Median daily rate £450 £355 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +51.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £382 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

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
185 155 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.56% 15.88% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 45 74
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.20 £7.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 6 £450 +26.76% 2
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) SSL
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
4 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (41.18%) F5
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 6 (35.29%) Symantec
5 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Information Security
6 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
6 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
6 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
6 5 (29.41%) GFI Software
6 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
6 5 (29.41%) Rapid7
6 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
6 5 (29.41%) FireEye
6 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) SSL
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) Internet
3 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) WAAS
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Introscope
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) German Language
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Information Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Unix Developer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) JDBC
2 2 (11.76%) JNDI
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
2 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Security
1 5 (29.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 5 (29.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (29.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) B2C
4 2 (11.76%) Email Filtering
4 2 (11.76%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) DNA
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Jython
4 2 (11.76%) Korn
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) CCA
3 1 (5.88%) CCAA
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nexpose
2 2 (11.76%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) F5
2 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
3 6 (35.29%) Symantec
4 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
4 5 (29.41%) FireEye
4 5 (29.41%) GFI Software
4 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Rapid7
4 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
4 5 (29.41%) TippingPoint
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
7 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet