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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 68 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 1.35% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 10.94% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£275 £270 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -34.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 128 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.73% 12.36% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 50
Average daily rate £330 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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
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 30 July 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 +7 13 - - 1
High Wycombe -4 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Amersham - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (75.86%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) WAN
7 7 (24.14%) VLAN
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (24.14%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.69%) CCNA
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 5 (17.24%) Data Security
9 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Juniper
9 5 (17.24%) SAN
9 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (17.24%) SIEM
9 5 (17.24%) Veeam
9 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.79%) Liferay
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) VLAN
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) MPLS
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
6 4 (13.79%) OSPF
6 4 (13.79%) BGP
6 4 (13.79%) Intranet
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
6 4 (13.79%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Introscope
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) IVR
1 1 (3.45%) PKI
1 1 (3.45%) e-Health
1 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Data Security
2 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (13.79%) Cyber Security
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Online Security
6 1 (3.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.79%) MCSE
5 3 (10.34%) MCSA
5 3 (10.34%) CCNP
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) CCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CCSE
7 1 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) DFS Replication
3 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
3 2 (6.90%) Snort
4 1 (3.45%) NLBS
4 1 (3.45%) Xen
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) OVSD
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) Veeam
4 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) FatWire
5 3 (10.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
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