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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 87 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 43 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 2.00% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.11% 11.18% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 12
Median daily rate £348 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £187 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £445 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £14.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.13% -60.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
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
355 492 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 17.88% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 244 180
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Hertfordshire +3 15 £375 +5.63% 3
Norfolk - 11 £230 -
Essex +10 7 £348 +26.36% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £350 +3.32% 17
Bedfordshire +2 2 £140 -68.53% 1
Suffolk -1 1 £250 +25.00%
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 42 (40.00%) Windows
1 42 (40.00%) HTTP
2 38 (36.19%) SSL
3 31 (29.52%) Firewall
4 29 (27.62%) LAN
5 28 (26.67%) Linux
6 26 (24.76%) WAN
6 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
8 22 (20.95%) Ajax
8 22 (20.95%) Cisco
8 22 (20.95%) HTML
8 22 (20.95%) Java
9 21 (20.00%) Perl
9 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (20.00%) Puppet
10 20 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (18.10%) VMware
11 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
12 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 18 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (17.14%) Network Security
12 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
13 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (16.19%) REST
14 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (15.24%) C

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 13 (12.38%) IIS
2 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.62%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.86%) Apache
6 3 (2.86%) nginx
6 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.90%) Jetty
8 1 (0.95%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.95%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.81%) Google App Engine
2 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.81%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.00%) HTTP
2 38 (36.19%) SSL
3 31 (29.52%) Firewall
4 29 (27.62%) LAN
5 26 (24.76%) WAN
6 20 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (17.14%) Network Security
8 15 (14.29%) DNS
8 15 (14.29%) Internet
9 14 (13.33%) VPN
9 14 (13.33%) Wireless
10 12 (11.43%) Bluetooth
11 11 (10.48%) 802.15
11 11 (10.48%) X.509
11 11 (10.48%) ZigBee
12 10 (9.52%) DHCP
13 9 (8.57%) Broadband
13 9 (8.57%) ISDN
14 8 (7.62%) VoIP
15 6 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Subversion
3 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.71%) JUnit
4 5 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (2.86%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
6 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.95%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (7.62%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.95%) Ajax
1 22 (20.95%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) REST
3 16 (15.24%) CSS
3 16 (15.24%) JSON
4 15 (14.29%) 802.1X
5 11 (10.48%) .NET
5 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
5 11 (10.48%) Middleware
6 7 (6.67%) Spring
7 6 (5.71%) Classic ASP
7 6 (5.71%) WCF
8 5 (4.76%) CSS3
8 5 (4.76%) HTML5
8 5 (4.76%) J2EE
9 4 (3.81%) Django
9 4 (3.81%) Web Services
10 3 (2.86%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.57%) Internet of Things
3 5 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 5 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) iPhone
7 1 (0.95%) e-Health
7 1 (0.95%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.95%) STB
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Windows
2 28 (26.67%) Linux
3 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 14 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.57%) Unix
6 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.71%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.90%) Android
10 1 (0.95%) AIX
10 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.95%) CentOS
10 1 (0.95%) HPUX
10 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.95%) Solaris
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
3 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 16 (15.24%) DevOps
5 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 15 (14.29%) Scrum
6 12 (11.43%) ITIL
7 11 (10.48%) Coaching
7 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.52%) High Availability
8 10 (9.52%) TDD
9 9 (8.57%) Network Management
9 9 (8.57%) Open Source
10 7 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (6.67%) Kanban
10 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.67%) SOA
10 7 (6.67%) User Stories
11 6 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) Perl
3 16 (15.24%) C
4 15 (14.29%) Python
5 13 (12.38%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.38%) C++
6 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.67%) SQL
8 4 (3.81%) Ruby
9 3 (2.86%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) C#
10 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.95%) AWK
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) CCNA
5 8 (7.62%) CCNP
6 4 (3.81%) Degree
6 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.86%) CCSA
7 3 (2.86%) CCSE
7 3 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) CCIE
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.95%) PMP
9 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.95%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Firmware
3 3 (2.86%) Xen
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.90%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.90%) XenApp
5 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) Puppet
2 18 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.86%) Nessus
5 2 (1.90%) Nagios
6 1 (0.95%) Cacti
6 1 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.95%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.95%) Salt
6 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Cisco
2 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.10%) VMware
4 10 (9.52%) Juniper
5 8 (7.62%) F5
6 6 (5.71%) Avaya
6 6 (5.71%) IBM
7 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.76%) Citrix
8 4 (3.81%) Google
8 4 (3.81%) Symantec
9 3 (2.86%) HP
10 2 (1.90%) Brocade
10 2 (1.90%) Intel
10 2 (1.90%) Mitel
10 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (1.90%) Nortel
10 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.90%) WSO2
11 1 (0.95%) New Relic