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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 92 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 39 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 1.74% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 10.46% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 45
Median daily rate £375 £275 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £205 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -0.97%
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
465 526 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.23% 16.65% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 258 252
Median daily rate £360 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 67
Median hourly rate £36.75 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.38% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +12 12 £375 +25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £400 +50.94% 18
Essex -2 9 £438 +45.83% 6
Hertfordshire -1 6 £315 -6.66% 7
Norfolk -5 2 £419 -9.45%
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 30 (35.71%) Windows
1 30 (35.71%) Firewall
2 28 (33.33%) Network Security
3 27 (32.14%) LAN
3 27 (32.14%) WAN
4 23 (27.38%) Cisco
5 21 (25.00%) HTTP
6 20 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.24%) VMware
8 17 (20.24%) SSL
9 15 (17.86%) Linux
9 15 (17.86%) Network Management
10 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
11 13 (15.48%) Juniper
11 13 (15.48%) HTML
12 12 (14.29%) Perl
12 12 (14.29%) ITIL
12 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
12 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (14.29%) DevOps
13 11 (13.10%) Internet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.71%) IIS
4 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.95%) Apache
5 5 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.38%) JBoss
7 2 (2.38%) Jetty
7 2 (2.38%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.38%) MS Project Server
7 2 (2.38%) nginx
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.71%) Firewall
2 28 (33.33%) Network Security
3 27 (32.14%) LAN
3 27 (32.14%) WAN
4 21 (25.00%) HTTP
5 17 (20.24%) SSL
6 11 (13.10%) Internet
6 11 (13.10%) Wireless
7 10 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (11.90%) VoIP
8 9 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (10.71%) OSPF
8 9 (10.71%) tcpdump
8 9 (10.71%) VPN
8 9 (10.71%) Wireshark
9 8 (9.52%) DNS
9 8 (9.52%) LDAP
10 7 (8.33%) BGP
10 7 (8.33%) Broadband
10 7 (8.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.95%) JUnit
2 5 (5.95%) Maven
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.19%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Active Directory Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Field Support Technician
6 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) VMware Architect
6 4 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) HTML
2 10 (11.90%) 802.1X
2 10 (11.90%) Ajax
3 8 (9.52%) Spring
4 7 (8.33%) .NET
5 6 (7.14%) Classic ASP
5 6 (7.14%) WCF
6 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) J2EE
6 5 (5.95%) JSON
6 5 (5.95%) REST
7 3 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (3.57%) Middleware
8 2 (2.38%) LAMP
8 2 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (2.38%) Servlets
9 1 (1.19%) SAML
9 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Handset
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) iPhone
4 1 (1.19%) IVR
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Linux
3 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.76%) Unix
9 2 (2.38%) Android
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
9 2 (2.38%) Fedora
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) HPUX
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.86%) Network Management
3 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (14.29%) DevOps
4 12 (14.29%) ITIL
5 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (9.52%) Information Security
7 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.33%) Network Design
8 7 (8.33%) OO
8 7 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.14%) High Availability
9 6 (7.14%) Project Management
9 6 (7.14%) SIEM
9 6 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) Perl
2 11 (13.10%) Java
2 11 (13.10%) Python
3 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (8.33%) C
3 7 (8.33%) C++
4 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.95%) Ruby
5 4 (4.76%) SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.38%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) AWK
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.52%) CCNA
4 8 (9.52%) CCNP
5 7 (8.33%) Degree
6 6 (7.14%) CISSP
7 3 (3.57%) CCSA
7 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.38%) CCDA
8 2 (2.38%) CCDP
8 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) MCITP
8 2 (2.38%) MCTS
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.38%) PMP
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) Firmware
4 2 (2.38%) Docker
4 2 (2.38%) NFS
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Puppet
1 8 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.14%) Nessus
4 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.38%) Ansible
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.19%) Salt
6 1 (1.19%) SCCM
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Cisco
2 17 (20.24%) VMware
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.48%) Juniper
5 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.71%) F5
7 7 (8.33%) IBM
7 7 (8.33%) Symantec
8 6 (7.14%) ArcSight
8 6 (7.14%) LogLogic
8 6 (7.14%) LogRhythm
8 6 (7.14%) Splunk
9 5 (5.95%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.76%) Citrix
10 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.76%) Tripwire
11 3 (3.57%) Avaya
11 3 (3.57%) IronPort
11 3 (3.57%) Nokia
11 3 (3.57%) Sourcefire
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