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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 70 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 80 37 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.60% 1.56% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.59% 10.39% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 36
Average daily rate
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£344 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £415 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 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 £11.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £26.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
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
513 356 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.00% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 124 247
Average daily rate £350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 63
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +27 28 £130 -30.66% 21
Suffolk +14 17 £375 +42.85% 3
Hertfordshire -22 17 £380 +38.18% 18
Essex -5 10 £325 -31.57% 2
Bedfordshire -7 8 £300 - 7
Norfolk - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 101 (66.01%) Windows
2 68 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 64 (41.83%) DNS
4 53 (34.64%) Linux
5 51 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (32.03%) Windows 7
6 49 (32.03%) Active Directory
7 40 (26.14%) Firewall
8 38 (24.84%) MS Exchange
8 38 (24.84%) LAN
9 36 (23.53%) DHCP
9 36 (23.53%) VPN
10 35 (22.88%) Cisco
11 34 (22.22%) WAN
11 34 (22.22%) MS Office
12 33 (21.57%) SAN
13 29 (18.95%) XML
14 26 (16.99%) SQL
14 26 (16.99%) VMware
14 26 (16.99%) PowerShell
14 26 (16.99%) Windows 8
15 24 (15.69%) Software Engineering
15 24 (15.69%) UNIX
16 23 (15.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (15.03%) JSON
16 23 (15.03%) Load Balancing
17 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
18 21 (13.73%) Finance
18 21 (13.73%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.54%) IIS
6 8 (5.23%) Lync
7 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.65%) CICS
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (22.22%) MS Office
2 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) SaaS
3 2 (1.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (41.83%) DNS
2 40 (26.14%) Firewall
3 38 (24.84%) LAN
4 36 (23.53%) DHCP
4 36 (23.53%) VPN
5 34 (22.22%) WAN
6 33 (21.57%) SAN
7 13 (8.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (7.84%) Network Security
8 12 (7.84%) HTTP
9 11 (7.19%) Wireless
10 8 (5.23%) IPsec
11 7 (4.58%) VLAN
12 6 (3.92%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (3.92%) Broadband
12 6 (3.92%) VoIP
13 5 (3.27%) Ethernet
13 5 (3.27%) Internet
13 5 (3.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.61%) DB2
5 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.31%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.58%) JIRA
4 6 (3.92%) StyleCop
4 6 (3.92%) FxCop
5 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.65%) MSI
5 1 (0.65%) Maven
5 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.65%) GDB
5 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.65%) Moq
5 1 (0.65%) dotTrace
General
1 21 (13.73%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.31%) Electronics
3 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.31%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.92%) Support Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Developer
3 22 (14.38%) Network Engineer
4 21 (13.73%) Software Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) Analyst
6 13 (8.50%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.19%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.88%) Python Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Python Software Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) IT Support
11 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.95%) XML
2 23 (15.03%) JSON
3 14 (9.15%) Web Services
4 10 (6.54%) Twisted
4 10 (6.54%) .NET
5 9 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.92%) LINQ
6 6 (3.92%) WCF
6 6 (3.92%) POCO
6 6 (3.92%) XSL
6 6 (3.92%) XSLT
6 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.92%) CSS
7 4 (2.61%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.65%) HTML
8 1 (0.65%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.65%) Middleware
8 1 (0.65%) WinForms
8 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Replication
2 10 (6.54%) PKI
3 9 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.58%) Device Driver
4 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.92%) Clustering
6 5 (3.27%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.27%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.61%) Open Source
7 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.96%) iPhone
9 2 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.31%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.65%) MPEG
10 1 (0.65%) STB
10 1 (0.65%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 101 (66.01%) Windows
2 53 (34.64%) Linux
3 51 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (32.03%) Windows 7
5 26 (16.99%) Windows 8
6 24 (15.69%) UNIX
7 23 (15.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (7.84%) Windows XP
10 10 (6.54%) Ubuntu
11 8 (5.23%) Solaris
12 5 (3.27%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (1.96%) AIX
14 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.31%) MVS
15 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.69%) Software Engineering
2 23 (15.03%) Load Balancing
3 21 (13.73%) DevOps
4 13 (8.50%) ITIL
5 11 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.88%) Network Management
7 8 (5.23%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.23%) Scrum
8 7 (4.58%) Project Management
9 6 (3.92%) Regression Testing
9 6 (3.92%) Code Coverage
10 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (3.27%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.61%) Migration
11 4 (2.61%) UML
12 3 (1.96%) TDD
12 3 (1.96%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) SQL
1 26 (16.99%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.73%) Shell Script
3 18 (11.76%) Python
4 15 (9.80%) C
5 12 (7.84%) Java
6 8 (5.23%) C++
7 7 (4.58%) VBScript
8 6 (3.92%) C#
9 5 (3.27%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.27%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.61%) Perl
11 3 (1.96%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.31%) Ruby
12 2 (1.31%) VB
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.65%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.88%) CCSE
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.23%) CCNP
3 8 (5.23%) MCSE
4 7 (4.58%) CCNA
5 6 (3.92%) Degree
5 6 (3.92%) Sun Certification
6 5 (3.27%) CCSA
6 5 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.61%) MCITP
8 2 (1.31%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.31%) CCIE
8 2 (1.31%) CCDP
8 2 (1.31%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) MCSD
9 1 (0.65%) CCIP
9 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) SLA
2 8 (5.23%) QA
3 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 49 (32.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.19%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.88%) Docker
5 7 (4.58%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.92%) vSphere
7 4 (2.61%) XenApp
7 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.61%) NFS
8 3 (1.96%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.96%) KVM
9 2 (1.31%) VMFS
9 2 (1.31%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.65%) XenServer
10 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.50%) Puppet
2 12 (7.84%) SCCM
3 7 (4.58%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.58%) SCOM
4 6 (3.92%) WSUS
5 5 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.96%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.96%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.96%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.96%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.88%) Cisco
3 26 (16.99%) VMware
4 19 (12.42%) HP
5 12 (7.84%) Citrix
5 12 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.19%) Avaya
6 11 (7.19%) Oracle
7 7 (4.58%) Symantec
8 6 (3.92%) Splunk
8 6 (3.92%) IBM
8 6 (3.92%) EMC
9 5 (3.27%) Intel
9 5 (3.27%) F5
9 5 (3.27%) Polycom
10 4 (2.61%) Wyse
10 4 (2.61%) McAfee
10 4 (2.61%) NetApp
11 3 (1.96%) Juniper
11 3 (1.96%) CA
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