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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 72 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 67 68 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.27% 2.35% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.01% 16.87% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 14
Average daily rate
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£295 £300 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £401 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.43% +17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 16
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -48.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £32.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -22.36%
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
558 403 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.88% 13.92% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 212 154
Average daily rate £315 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 66
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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 6 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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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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
Essex +6 26 £350 +51.35% 4
Hertfordshire -6 22 £338 +77.63% 9
Cambridgeshire -7 14 £269 -18.56% 20
Bedfordshire -2 3 £288 -4.16% 5
Suffolk 0 1 £275 -26.66% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 49 (45.37%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) DNS
2 35 (32.41%) VMware
3 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
3 34 (31.48%) Linux
4 33 (30.56%) Cisco
4 33 (30.56%) Firewall
5 26 (24.07%) Citrix
6 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
6 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (22.22%) ITIL
8 22 (20.37%) UNIX
8 22 (20.37%) HP
9 21 (19.44%) DHCP
10 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 19 (17.59%) LAN
12 18 (16.67%) MS Office
12 18 (16.67%) XenApp
13 17 (15.74%) Java
13 17 (15.74%) WAN
13 17 (15.74%) HTTP
13 17 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (14.81%) Project Management
15 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (13.89%) Middleware
15 15 (13.89%) Mac OS X
15 15 (13.89%) Android
16 14 (12.96%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (8.33%) IIS
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) Lync
5 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) CICS
6 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.41%) DNS
2 33 (30.56%) Firewall
3 21 (19.44%) DHCP
4 19 (17.59%) LAN
5 17 (15.74%) WAN
5 17 (15.74%) HTTP
6 13 (12.04%) VPN
7 12 (11.11%) SSL
7 12 (11.11%) SAN
7 12 (11.11%) Internet
8 10 (9.26%) VoIP
9 9 (8.33%) Wireless
10 7 (6.48%) BGP
11 6 (5.56%) VRRP
11 6 (5.56%) WLAN
11 6 (5.56%) OSPF
11 6 (5.56%) HSRP
12 5 (4.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (4.63%) BIG-IP
12 5 (4.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.04%) Subversion
2 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.85%) Selenium
3 2 (1.85%) TestLink
3 2 (1.85%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Calabash
4 1 (0.93%) Appium
4 1 (0.93%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.93%) GCC
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (12.96%) Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Desktop Support
3 13 (12.04%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Network Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Administrator
5 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.63%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.63%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) Middleware
2 14 (12.96%) REST
3 6 (5.56%) Web Services
4 5 (4.63%) JSON
5 4 (3.70%) HTML
5 4 (3.70%) CSS
5 4 (3.70%) SOAP
6 3 (2.78%) .NET
6 3 (2.78%) J2EE
6 3 (2.78%) XML
6 3 (2.78%) Ajax
6 3 (2.78%) CSS3
6 3 (2.78%) HTML5
7 2 (1.85%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.85%) ISPF
7 2 (1.85%) Java EE
7 2 (1.85%) Django
7 2 (1.85%) JMS
7 2 (1.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.19%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 4 (3.70%) AS400
5 4 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.70%) iPhone
5 4 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.70%) LPAR
6 3 (2.78%) iPad
6 3 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.78%) PKI
7 2 (1.85%) IVR
7 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.37%) Windows
2 34 (31.48%) Linux
3 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (20.37%) UNIX
6 15 (13.89%) Android
6 15 (13.89%) Mac OS X
7 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
8 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 10 (9.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (5.56%) Solaris
12 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.85%) OS/400
14 2 (1.85%) zOS
15 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 16 (14.81%) Project Management
3 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.04%) Scrum
5 12 (11.11%) TDD
5 12 (11.11%) SOA
5 12 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.11%) Kanban
5 12 (11.11%) User Stories
6 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.33%) High Availability
7 9 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.41%) Information Security
9 6 (5.56%) Change Management
9 6 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.56%) Coaching
10 5 (4.63%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) Java
2 14 (12.96%) SQL
3 7 (6.48%) C
4 6 (5.56%) C++
5 5 (4.63%) Perl
6 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.78%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.78%) C-shell
8 2 (1.85%) Scala
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) JCL
8 2 (1.85%) REXX
8 2 (1.85%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.85%) COBOL
8 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.96%) CCNA
3 12 (11.11%) MCSE
4 7 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.63%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.63%) CISSP
5 5 (4.63%) Degree
5 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.63%) ISACA
6 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.70%) CCNP
7 3 (2.78%) MCP
8 2 (1.85%) CCIE
8 2 (1.85%) RHCE
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.93%) CCVP
9 1 (0.93%) MOS
9 1 (0.93%) MCDST
9 1 (0.93%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.67%) XenApp
3 14 (12.96%) vSphere
4 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.56%) Firmware
6 6 (5.56%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.78%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.93%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Puppet
2 12 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.63%) SCCM
4 4 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.85%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
7 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.93%) Iperf
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) VMware
2 33 (30.56%) Cisco
3 26 (24.07%) Citrix
4 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
5 22 (20.37%) HP
6 13 (12.04%) Dell
7 11 (10.19%) Apple
8 8 (7.41%) Oracle
8 8 (7.41%) F5
9 7 (6.48%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.48%) IBM
9 7 (6.48%) Brocade
10 6 (5.56%) Symantec
10 6 (5.56%) SAP
11 5 (4.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.70%) Wyse
12 4 (3.70%) Juniper
12 4 (3.70%) NetApp
12 4 (3.70%) WSO2
13 3 (2.78%) MobileIron
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