The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 26 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.03% 0.89% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 7.69% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £115 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -68.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £135.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +66.66%
TCP/IP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.86% 11.61% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Average daily rate £325 £225 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Dorset region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Dorset region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Weymouth - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (20.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared