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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 80 67 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 61 81 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.00% 2.68% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.44% 19.15% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £128 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £11.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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
533 423 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.45% 13.97% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 227 149
Average daily rate £313 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 60
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +13 25 £300 +44.57% 2
Hertfordshire -4 15 £349 +4.10% 17
Cambridgeshire -11 12 £265 +58.20% 21
Bedfordshire +1 4 £288 -4.16% 6
Norfolk 0 2 £210 - 1
Suffolk -16 1 £275 -26.66% 3
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 53 (45.69%) Windows
2 39 (33.62%) Cisco
3 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
3 38 (32.76%) DNS
4 37 (31.90%) Firewall
4 37 (31.90%) VMware
5 34 (29.31%) Linux
6 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
7 28 (24.14%) Citrix
7 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (22.41%) ITIL
9 23 (19.83%) LAN
9 23 (19.83%) HP
9 23 (19.83%) DHCP
10 22 (18.97%) WAN
10 22 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (18.10%) UNIX
11 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
12 20 (17.24%) MS Office
13 19 (16.38%) XenApp
14 18 (15.52%) Java
14 18 (15.52%) CCNA
15 17 (14.66%) HTTP
15 17 (14.66%) Project Management
16 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (13.79%) Mac OS X
16 16 (13.79%) SQL
16 16 (13.79%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (7.76%) IIS
3 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.17%) Lync
5 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.72%) CICS
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Office
2 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.45%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.76%) DNS
2 37 (31.90%) Firewall
3 23 (19.83%) DHCP
3 23 (19.83%) LAN
4 22 (18.97%) WAN
5 17 (14.66%) HTTP
6 14 (12.07%) VPN
7 13 (11.21%) SAN
8 12 (10.34%) Internet
8 12 (10.34%) SSL
9 11 (9.48%) Wireless
10 10 (8.62%) VoIP
11 7 (6.03%) BGP
12 6 (5.17%) OSPF
12 6 (5.17%) VRRP
12 6 (5.17%) WLAN
12 6 (5.17%) HSRP
13 5 (4.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (4.31%) BIG-IP
13 5 (4.31%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) DB2
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Subversion
2 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.86%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.86%) GCC
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.86%) TestLink
4 1 (0.86%) Robot Framework
General
1 12 (10.34%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (14.66%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (12.07%) Developer
2 14 (12.07%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Desktop Support
3 13 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Administrator
5 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (6.03%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.31%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) Middleware
2 14 (12.07%) REST
3 6 (5.17%) Web Services
4 4 (3.45%) HTML
4 4 (3.45%) CSS
4 4 (3.45%) SOAP
4 4 (3.45%) JSON
5 3 (2.59%) CSS3
5 3 (2.59%) HTML5
5 3 (2.59%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.59%) .NET
5 3 (2.59%) J2EE
5 3 (2.59%) XML
5 3 (2.59%) Ajax
6 2 (1.72%) JMS
6 2 (1.72%) Struts
6 2 (1.72%) Servlets
6 2 (1.72%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.72%) Django
6 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.21%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) Clustering
4 4 (3.45%) AS400
4 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.45%) iPhone
4 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.45%) LPAR
5 3 (2.59%) iPad
5 3 (2.59%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.59%) PKI
6 2 (1.72%) IVR
6 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.86%) iSeries
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.69%) Windows
2 34 (29.31%) Linux
3 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (18.10%) UNIX
6 16 (13.79%) Android
6 16 (13.79%) Mac OS X
7 15 (12.93%) Windows XP
8 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (5.17%) Solaris
12 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
13 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (1.72%) OS/400
15 2 (1.72%) zOS
15 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Project Management
3 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.21%) Scrum
5 12 (10.34%) TDD
5 12 (10.34%) SOA
5 12 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.34%) Kanban
5 12 (10.34%) User Stories
6 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.76%) High Availability
7 9 (7.76%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.90%) Information Security
9 6 (5.17%) Migration
9 6 (5.17%) Change Management
9 6 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.17%) Coaching
10 5 (4.31%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) Java
2 16 (13.79%) SQL
3 7 (6.03%) C++
4 6 (5.17%) C
5 5 (4.31%) Perl
6 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.45%) Python
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.59%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.59%) C-shell
7 3 (2.59%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.72%) REXX
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 2 (1.72%) CLIST
8 2 (1.72%) Scala
8 2 (1.72%) JCL
8 2 (1.72%) COBOL
8 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (15.52%) CCNA
3 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.34%) MCSE
5 7 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.03%) Degree
6 6 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.31%) CISSP
7 5 (4.31%) CCNP
7 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.31%) ISACA
8 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.59%) MCP
10 2 (1.72%) CCIE
10 2 (1.72%) RHCE
10 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.86%) CCVP
11 1 (0.86%) MOS
11 1 (0.86%) MCDST
11 1 (0.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.59%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.38%) XenApp
3 14 (12.07%) vSphere
4 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.17%) Firmware
6 6 (5.17%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) Puppet
2 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.31%) SCCM
4 4 (3.45%) SCOM
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.72%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.86%) WSUS
7 1 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.86%) Iperf
7 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 39 (33.62%) Cisco
2 37 (31.90%) VMware
3 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
4 28 (24.14%) Citrix
5 23 (19.83%) HP
6 14 (12.07%) Dell
7 13 (11.21%) Apple
8 8 (6.90%) Oracle
8 8 (6.90%) F5
9 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.03%) IBM
9 7 (6.03%) Brocade
10 6 (5.17%) Symantec
10 6 (5.17%) SAP
11 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.45%) Wyse
12 4 (3.45%) Juniper
12 4 (3.45%) NetApp
12 4 (3.45%) WSO2
13 3 (2.59%) MobileIron
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