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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Dorset
Rank 19 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.69% 2.13% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 14.29% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £210 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

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
18 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.06% 14.89% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 11
Median daily rate £300 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.46 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% +76.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Poole - 3 £210 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 -
Bournemouth - 1 £210 -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) X.509
5 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (44.44%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Network Management
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) IPv4
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) ITSM
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) VMS
7 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) X.509
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
5 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Trainer
3 2 (22.22%) Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) VMS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat