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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 61 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 1.45% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 7.75% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £31.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -8.62%
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
146 258 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.34% 18.66% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 119 56
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 14 £400 +14.28% 4
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) Internet
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) SSL
5 8 (33.33%) Wireless
5 8 (33.33%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (29.17%) F5
6 7 (29.17%) 802.1X
6 7 (29.17%) Sourcefire
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Symantec
6 7 (29.17%) Intel Security
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) Juniper
7 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (25.00%) Information Security
7 6 (25.00%) FireEye
7 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (25.00%) Nexpose
7 6 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (25.00%) ArcSight

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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Internet
3 8 (33.33%) Network Security
3 8 (33.33%) SSL
3 8 (33.33%) Wireless
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) RS-232
7 2 (8.33%) HTTP
7 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (8.33%) RS-422
8 1 (4.17%) 802.11
8 1 (4.17%) Broadband
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) DHCP
8 1 (4.17%) SNMP
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Introscope
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) German Language
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) 802.1X
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) MFC
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) JDBC
3 2 (8.33%) JNDI
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.17%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security
1 6 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 6 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) B2C
3 3 (12.50%) Email Filtering
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (12.50%) Network Management
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) UML
3 3 (12.50%) Web Filtering
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) C++/CLI
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Jython
4 2 (8.33%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNP
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCDP
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (8.33%) CCDA
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Nexpose
2 2 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) F5
2 7 (29.17%) Intel Security
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Sourcefire
2 7 (29.17%) Symantec
3 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (25.00%) FireEye
3 6 (25.00%) GFI Software
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (25.00%) Rapid7
3 6 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) QNX
5 3 (12.50%) Telelogic
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) Veeam