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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 75 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 76 39 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.49% 1.66% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.42% 11.05% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 31
Average daily rate
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£320 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £453 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £11.16 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £15.95 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.24% -11.42%
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
527 353 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.24% 15.07% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 135 241
Average daily rate £345 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 63
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +23 30 £130 -71.11% 36
Hertfordshire -27 15 £373 +37.96% 13
Essex -12 12 £488 +50.00%
Suffolk +9 9 £313 +19.04% 5
Bedfordshire -14 7 £288 -4.16% 3
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 97 (66.90%) Windows
2 65 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 62 (42.76%) DNS
4 55 (37.93%) Linux
5 53 (36.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (32.41%) Windows 7
7 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 41 (28.28%) Firewall
9 39 (26.90%) DHCP
10 35 (24.14%) LAN
11 34 (23.45%) MS Office
11 34 (23.45%) VPN
12 33 (22.76%) SAN
12 33 (22.76%) WAN
12 33 (22.76%) MS Exchange
13 31 (21.38%) XML
13 31 (21.38%) Cisco
14 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
15 25 (17.24%) JSON
15 25 (17.24%) Windows 8
15 25 (17.24%) VMware
16 24 (16.55%) SQL
17 23 (15.86%) Software Engineering
17 23 (15.86%) DevOps
17 23 (15.86%) Load Balancing
18 22 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (15.17%) Finance
19 21 (14.48%) Shell Script
19 21 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (13.79%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 33 (22.76%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.90%) IIS
5 8 (5.52%) Lync
6 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.38%) Apache
7 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.69%) CICS
8 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (23.45%) MS Office
2 18 (12.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.83%) SaaS
3 2 (1.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (42.76%) DNS
2 41 (28.28%) Firewall
3 39 (26.90%) DHCP
4 35 (24.14%) LAN
5 34 (23.45%) VPN
6 33 (22.76%) SAN
6 33 (22.76%) WAN
7 14 (9.66%) HTTP
8 13 (8.97%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (7.59%) Wireless
9 11 (7.59%) Network Security
10 6 (4.14%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.14%) IPsec
10 6 (4.14%) Broadband
10 6 (4.14%) VoIP
11 5 (3.45%) OSPF
11 5 (3.45%) Ethernet
11 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.76%) DB2
5 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.38%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.83%) JIRA
4 6 (4.14%) FxCop
4 6 (4.14%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.69%) MSI
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
5 1 (0.69%) GDB
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 17 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.38%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Publishing
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) Developer
2 27 (18.62%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.48%) Network Engineer
4 19 (13.10%) Software Engineer
5 18 (12.41%) Analyst
6 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.59%) Python Developer
8 10 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.21%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Python Software Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Server Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Technical Support
10 8 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) IT Support
12 6 (4.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.38%) XML
2 25 (17.24%) JSON
3 14 (9.66%) Web Services
4 12 (8.28%) Twisted
5 11 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (6.90%) .NET
7 6 (4.14%) WCF
7 6 (4.14%) LINQ
7 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.14%) POCO
7 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.14%) CSS
7 6 (4.14%) XSL
7 6 (4.14%) XSLT
8 3 (2.07%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.69%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.69%) Spring
9 1 (0.69%) WinForms
9 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.69%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Replication
2 9 (6.21%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.52%) PKI
4 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.14%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.14%) Clustering
5 5 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.45%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.07%) iPhone
8 2 (1.38%) Open Source
8 2 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.69%) STB
9 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 97 (66.90%) Windows
2 55 (37.93%) Linux
3 53 (36.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (32.41%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 22 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (13.79%) UNIX
8 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (8.28%) Ubuntu
10 11 (7.59%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.14%) Solaris
12 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.07%) AIX
13 3 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.38%) MVS
15 1 (0.69%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.86%) Software Engineering
1 23 (15.86%) DevOps
1 23 (15.86%) Load Balancing
2 12 (8.28%) ITIL
3 11 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.52%) Scrum
4 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (5.52%) Configuration Management
5 7 (4.83%) Project Management
5 7 (4.83%) Network Management
6 6 (4.14%) Regression Testing
6 6 (4.14%) Code Coverage
7 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.76%) Migration
8 4 (2.76%) UML
9 3 (2.07%) TDD
9 3 (2.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (2.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.55%) SQL
3 21 (14.48%) Shell Script
4 20 (13.79%) Python
5 12 (8.28%) C
5 12 (8.28%) Java
6 8 (5.52%) C++
7 7 (4.83%) VBScript
8 5 (3.45%) C#
8 5 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.76%) Perl
10 3 (2.07%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.07%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.38%) Ruby
11 2 (1.38%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.59%) MCSE
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.21%) CCSE
4 8 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.52%) CCNP
5 7 (4.83%) CCNA
5 7 (4.83%) MCITP
6 6 (4.14%) Sun Certification
7 5 (3.45%) CCSA
7 5 (3.45%) Degree
8 3 (2.07%) CISSP
8 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) CISA
9 2 (1.38%) MCP
9 2 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.38%) CCIE
9 2 (1.38%) CCDP
10 1 (0.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
1 8 (5.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.59%) Docker
4 7 (4.83%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.14%) vSphere
6 4 (2.76%) XenApp
6 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.07%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.07%) KVM
8 2 (1.38%) VMFS
8 2 (1.38%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.38%) NFS
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.69%) XenServer
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) Puppet
1 13 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.28%) SCCM
3 7 (4.83%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.83%) SCOM
4 6 (4.14%) WSUS
5 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.07%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.07%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.07%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.07%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.38%) Cisco
3 25 (17.24%) VMware
4 20 (13.79%) HP
5 12 (8.28%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.59%) Avaya
7 10 (6.90%) Citrix
8 9 (6.21%) Oracle
9 7 (4.83%) Symantec
10 6 (4.14%) IBM
10 6 (4.14%) EMC
11 5 (3.45%) Intel
11 5 (3.45%) F5
11 5 (3.45%) Polycom
12 4 (2.76%) Splunk
12 4 (2.76%) Wyse
12 4 (2.76%) McAfee
12 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.76%) NetApp
13 3 (2.07%) CommVault
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