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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.56% 0.99% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 10.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £384 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +18.96%
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
45 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.11% 9.90% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 7
Median daily rate £393 £480 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £203 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.25 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Bournemouth -1 9 £393 -4.84%
Dorchester - 1 £180 -
Poole - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) IPsec
4 6 (42.86%) Samba
4 6 (42.86%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
4 6 (42.86%) LDAP
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) FTP
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) HTTPS
4 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) F5
4 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 5 (35.71%) iPad
5 5 (35.71%) tcpdump
5 5 (35.71%) Multithreading

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) FTP
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 6 (42.86%) IPsec
1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
1 6 (42.86%) NAS
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) tcpdump
2 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (7.14%) DAB
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) NFC
4 1 (7.14%) OFDM
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) WiX
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.14%) BCP
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Product Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) C
5 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VC++
6 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Samba
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Nagios
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) F5
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft