The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 17 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.99% 1.08% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.06% 10.00% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £415 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £221
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.85% 10.81% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 30
Average daily rate £415 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +6 13 £415 +38.33% 2
Poole - - - - 2
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) NAS
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 9 (42.86%) NFS
3 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 9 (42.86%) UNIX
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) NCDA
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
8 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
9 3 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) NAS
2 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) LINQ
1 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) UML
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) System Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) SysML
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) NCDA
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) NFS
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.52%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) JBoss
6 1 (4.76%) Telerik