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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 76 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.32% 1.49% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 12.50% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.98 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +11.66%
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
244 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.85% 11.95% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 60 73
Average daily rate £400 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.20 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -11 11 £350 +7.69% 5
High Wycombe -1 4 £413 +17.85% 3
Marlow - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (36.36%) Cisco
1 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 19 (34.55%) LAN
2 19 (34.55%) WAN
2 19 (34.55%) Firewall
3 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
4 15 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (25.45%) CCNP
6 13 (23.64%) VPN
7 12 (21.82%) Migration
7 12 (21.82%) OSPF
7 12 (21.82%) BGP
7 12 (21.82%) Linux
8 11 (20.00%) HTTP
8 11 (20.00%) Finance
8 11 (20.00%) F5
8 11 (20.00%) Sourcefire
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (18.18%) Wireless
9 10 (18.18%) DNS
9 10 (18.18%) IBM
10 9 (16.36%) OO
10 9 (16.36%) Windows
10 9 (16.36%) VRRP
10 9 (16.36%) MPLS
10 9 (16.36%) HSRP
10 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
1 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) LAN
1 19 (34.55%) WAN
1 19 (34.55%) Firewall
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (23.64%) VPN
4 12 (21.82%) OSPF
4 12 (21.82%) BGP
5 11 (20.00%) HTTP
6 10 (18.18%) DNS
6 10 (18.18%) Wireless
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (16.36%) MPLS
7 9 (16.36%) VRRP
7 9 (16.36%) HSRP
8 7 (12.73%) SSL
8 7 (12.73%) Internet
9 6 (10.91%) DHCP
9 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.91%) FTP
9 6 (10.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Ant
1 4 (7.27%) JUnit
1 4 (7.27%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) DHTML
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
1 6 (10.91%) J2EE
1 6 (10.91%) CSS
1 6 (10.91%) JDBC
1 6 (10.91%) JSP
1 6 (10.91%) Servlets
1 6 (10.91%) Struts
1 6 (10.91%) XML
1 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
1 6 (10.91%) Spring
1 6 (10.91%) JMS
2 4 (7.27%) JSON
2 4 (7.27%) Dojo
2 4 (7.27%) JPA
2 4 (7.27%) Ajax
3 3 (5.45%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) MFC
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) PKI
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) SCADA
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) CMDB
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.82%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) OO
2 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (10.91%) SIEM
3 6 (10.91%) Open Source
3 6 (10.91%) Validation
3 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (9.09%) UML
4 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Time Management
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) C++
2 7 (12.73%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) C
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.82%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (25.45%) CCNP
4 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.73%) CCNA
6 6 (10.91%) CCIP
6 6 (10.91%) CCDP
7 5 (9.09%) Degree
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (5.45%) MCP
9 3 (5.45%) MCSE
9 3 (5.45%) MCSA
9 3 (5.45%) CCIE
10 2 (3.64%) CCSE
11 1 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.82%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
1 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Snort
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) WSUS
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 11 (20.00%) F5
3 10 (18.18%) IBM
4 8 (14.55%) HP
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.27%) McAfee
7 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.45%) TOWER Software
8 3 (5.45%) Brocade
8 3 (5.45%) IronPort
8 3 (5.45%) Infoblox
8 3 (5.45%) EMC
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) Red Hat