The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 89 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 35 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 0.82% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.70% 5.79% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £255 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -28.57%
TCP/IP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 328 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 160 173
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 51 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £37.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Hertfordshire 0 10 £365 +32.72% 6
Essex - 10 £350 - 5
Suffolk +5 9 £350 - 5
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £100 - 27
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 56 (56.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Linux
3 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (30.00%) DNS
5 29 (29.00%) Active Directory
6 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (23.00%) LAN
8 23 (23.00%) XML
9 22 (22.00%) Firewall
10 21 (21.00%) MS Office
10 21 (21.00%) DHCP
11 20 (20.00%) VPN
12 18 (18.00%) Cisco
12 18 (18.00%) WAN
12 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
13 16 (16.00%) Python
13 16 (16.00%) HP
14 15 (15.00%) Load Balancing
14 15 (15.00%) Finance
15 14 (14.00%) JSON
15 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (13.00%) VMware
16 13 (13.00%) SAN
16 13 (13.00%) UNIX
16 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
17 11 (11.00%) C
17 11 (11.00%) VBScript
17 11 (11.00%) .NET
17 11 (11.00%) SQL Server

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (5.00%) Lync
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Office
2 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.00%) DNS
2 23 (23.00%) LAN
3 22 (22.00%) Firewall
4 21 (21.00%) DHCP
5 20 (20.00%) VPN
6 18 (18.00%) WAN
7 13 (13.00%) SAN
8 11 (11.00%) Wireless
9 8 (8.00%) HTTP
10 6 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (6.00%) Broadband
11 5 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.00%) IPsec
12 4 (4.00%) VLAN
12 4 (4.00%) SSL
12 4 (4.00%) VoIP
13 3 (3.00%) SSH
13 3 (3.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.00%) DB2
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.00%) JIRA
3 7 (7.00%) StyleCop
3 7 (7.00%) FxCop
4 5 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (2.00%) Moq
5 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) MSI
6 1 (1.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.00%) Appium
6 1 (1.00%) TestLink
6 1 (1.00%) Calabash
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Analyst
2 15 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.00%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support
8 4 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) XML
2 14 (14.00%) JSON
3 11 (11.00%) .NET
4 10 (10.00%) WCF
4 10 (10.00%) LINQ
4 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.00%) CSS
4 10 (10.00%) XSL
4 10 (10.00%) XSLT
5 8 (8.00%) POCO
6 7 (7.00%) Twisted
6 7 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (6.00%) ADO.NET
7 6 (6.00%) Web Services
8 3 (3.00%) HTML
8 3 (3.00%) RESTful
9 2 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (2.00%) REST
9 2 (2.00%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.00%) PKI
2 5 (5.00%) Replication
2 5 (5.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.00%) iPhone
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.00%) iSeries
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) AS400
4 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.00%) Tandem
4 2 (2.00%) EMV
5 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) SecurID
5 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Linux
3 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.00%) UNIX
6 11 (11.00%) Windows 8
7 10 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (8.00%) Ubuntu
10 6 (6.00%) Solaris
11 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (3.00%) AIX
12 3 (3.00%) OS/400
12 3 (3.00%) ThreadX
12 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.00%) Scrum
5 10 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 9 (9.00%) DevOps
7 8 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
8 7 (7.00%) TDD
8 7 (7.00%) BDD
9 6 (6.00%) ITIL
10 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.00%) Network Management
11 4 (4.00%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.00%) UML
12 3 (3.00%) OOP
12 3 (3.00%) OO
12 3 (3.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) Python
2 11 (11.00%) C
2 11 (11.00%) VBScript
3 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.00%) SQL
3 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.00%) Java
4 8 (8.00%) C++
5 7 (7.00%) C#
6 5 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.00%) Perl
7 3 (3.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.00%) Lua
8 2 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) COBOL
9 1 (1.00%) VB
9 1 (1.00%) Korn
9 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.00%) MCSE
2 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) MCITP
3 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.00%) CCNP
4 3 (3.00%) CISSP
4 3 (3.00%) CCSE
4 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) CCSA
5 2 (2.00%) CISA
5 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.00%) CCIE
5 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (1.00%) MCSD
6 1 (1.00%) CCDP
6 1 (1.00%) CCIP
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) Docker
4 4 (4.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.00%) MetaFrame
5 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.00%) XenApp
6 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.00%) NFS
7 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.00%) Nmap
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.00%) KVM
7 1 (1.00%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) WSUS
3 5 (5.00%) SCOM
3 5 (5.00%) Puppet
4 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.00%) Nessus
7 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.00%) Cisco
3 16 (16.00%) HP
4 13 (13.00%) VMware
5 9 (9.00%) Avaya
6 7 (7.00%) IBM
6 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.00%) Citrix
7 6 (6.00%) Oracle
8 4 (4.00%) F5
8 4 (4.00%) Splunk
8 4 (4.00%) McAfee
8 4 (4.00%) Symantec
9 3 (3.00%) EMC
9 3 (3.00%) Juniper
9 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.00%) CommVault
9 3 (3.00%) Brocade
9 3 (3.00%) Wyse
10 2 (2.00%) Kerio
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