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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 30 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.49% 0.93% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 7.45% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £275 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.19 £12.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.20% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
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
196 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.27% 12.42% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 48
Average daily rate £400 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 +14 24 £375 - 5
High Wycombe +5 1 £483 +75.45% 3
Buckingham - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
3 17 (30.91%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Cisco
4 16 (29.09%) WAN
4 16 (29.09%) LAN
4 16 (29.09%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.45%) DV Cleared
7 13 (23.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (21.82%) VPN
8 12 (21.82%) OSPF
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (20.00%) CCNP
9 11 (20.00%) BGP
9 11 (20.00%) HTTP
9 11 (20.00%) OO
9 11 (20.00%) Migration
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (18.18%) VRRP
10 10 (18.18%) Wireless
10 10 (18.18%) SSL
10 10 (18.18%) HSRP
10 10 (18.18%) F5
11 9 (16.36%) Juniper
11 9 (16.36%) Finance
11 9 (16.36%) JDBC
11 9 (16.36%) J2EE
12 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.55%) C++

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) Firewall
2 16 (29.09%) LAN
2 16 (29.09%) WAN
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (21.82%) VPN
4 12 (21.82%) OSPF
5 11 (20.00%) BGP
5 11 (20.00%) HTTP
6 10 (18.18%) SSL
6 10 (18.18%) Wireless
6 10 (18.18%) VRRP
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (18.18%) HSRP
7 8 (14.55%) EIGRP
7 8 (14.55%) DNS
8 7 (12.73%) HTTPS
8 7 (12.73%) Multicast
9 6 (10.91%) WLAN
9 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Ant
1 4 (7.27%) JUnit
1 4 (7.27%) Introscope
1 4 (7.27%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
1 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Network Programmer
6 2 (3.64%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) J2EE
1 9 (16.36%) JDBC
2 6 (10.91%) JSP
2 6 (10.91%) Servlets
2 6 (10.91%) SOAP
2 6 (10.91%) DHTML
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) Struts
2 6 (10.91%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) JMS
2 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
2 6 (10.91%) Spring
2 6 (10.91%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) JPA
3 4 (7.27%) Ajax
3 4 (7.27%) JSON
3 4 (7.27%) Dojo
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 3 (5.45%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) PKI
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) SCADA
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.64%) CMDB
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.82%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) SUSE
7 1 (1.82%) Fedora
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) OO
1 11 (20.00%) Migration
2 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) Open Source
3 6 (10.91%) Validation
3 6 (10.91%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (9.09%) UML
4 5 (9.09%) Time Management
4 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) OOD
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) C++
2 7 (12.73%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.27%) Jython
4 4 (7.27%) C
4 4 (7.27%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.45%) Korn
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.82%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) DV Cleared
3 11 (20.00%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.55%) CCNA
5 6 (10.91%) CCIP
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.09%) CCDP
6 5 (9.09%) Degree
6 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) MCP
7 4 (7.27%) MCSE
7 4 (7.27%) MCSA
8 3 (5.45%) CCIE
8 3 (5.45%) CISM
8 3 (5.45%) CISSP
9 2 (3.64%) CCSE
9 2 (3.64%) CISMP
10 1 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.82%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) HL7
3 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Snort
2 4 (7.27%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Cisco
2 10 (18.18%) F5
3 9 (16.36%) Juniper
4 8 (14.55%) IBM
4 8 (14.55%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) VMware
5 7 (12.73%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Sourcefire
6 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.91%) Citrix
7 5 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.09%) McAfee
8 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.45%) TOWER Software
9 3 (5.45%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) Brocade
10 2 (3.64%) IronPort
10 2 (3.64%) Coverity
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle