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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 73 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 2.19% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 18.85% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
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£305 £213 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.52% +111.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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
215 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.49% 11.63% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 22
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £216 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -12 15 £324 +115.83% 2
High Wycombe - - - - 1
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) WAN
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) LAN
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.00%) CCNA
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (25.00%) F5
8 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.88%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (18.75%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
9 6 (18.75%) VPN
9 6 (18.75%) CCNP
9 6 (18.75%) MPLS
9 6 (18.75%) OSPF
9 6 (18.75%) BGP
10 5 (15.63%) VRRP
10 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
10 5 (15.63%) Internet
10 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.63%) Citrix
10 5 (15.63%) Juniper
10 5 (15.63%) VoIP
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 12 (37.50%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
5 6 (18.75%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) MPLS
5 6 (18.75%) OSPF
5 6 (18.75%) BGP
5 6 (18.75%) SSL
6 5 (15.63%) Internet
6 5 (15.63%) VRRP
6 5 (15.63%) VoIP
6 5 (15.63%) HSRP
6 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
8 3 (9.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) IVR
3 3 (9.38%) e-Health
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) CentOS
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Debian
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Data Security
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 3 (9.38%) Validation
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) SIEM
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) UML
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PHP
1 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (18.75%) CCNP
4 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) CCIE
6 3 (9.38%) CCIP
6 3 (9.38%) CCDP
7 2 (6.25%) MCP
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCSE
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) VCAP
8 1 (3.13%) CCIA
8 1 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (3.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Varnish
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) Snort
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Zenoss
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) F5
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
4 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) CA
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) QNX
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) SAP