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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 59 63 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 64 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.84% 2.76% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.75% 18.80% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 35
Median daily rate £423 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.44% -61.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.75 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £20.50 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
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
382 383 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.93% 14.69% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 198 294
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 40
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Essex +4 24 £480 -8.57% 2
Hertfordshire +8 20 £285 +1.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 11 £238 -36.66% 14
Suffolk -6 4 £350 -3.44% 2
Norfolk +10 3 £375 -37.50% 1
Bedfordshire 0 2 £415 +7.09% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 40 (37.38%) Firewall
2 37 (34.58%) Linux
3 34 (31.78%) SSL
4 31 (28.97%) HTTP
5 30 (28.04%) Windows
6 28 (26.17%) DevOps
7 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (24.30%) Cisco
9 25 (23.36%) Perl
10 24 (22.43%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
11 23 (21.50%) Network Security
11 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
12 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
13 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
13 20 (18.69%) Puppet
13 20 (18.69%) Relational Database
14 19 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (17.76%) LAN
14 19 (17.76%) Scrum
15 18 (16.82%) WAN
15 18 (16.82%) CheckPoint
15 18 (16.82%) Internet
15 18 (16.82%) VPN
15 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (16.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
16 17 (15.89%) Open Source
16 17 (15.89%) DNS
16 17 (15.89%) Active Directory

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 15 (14.02%) Apache
2 13 (12.15%) JBoss
3 9 (8.41%) IIS
3 9 (8.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (7.48%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.87%) nginx
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.93%) Jetty
10 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (37.38%) Firewall
2 34 (31.78%) SSL
3 31 (28.97%) HTTP
4 23 (21.50%) Network Security
5 19 (17.76%) LAN
6 18 (16.82%) Internet
6 18 (16.82%) VPN
6 18 (16.82%) WAN
7 17 (15.89%) DNS
8 13 (12.15%) Wireless
9 11 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (10.28%) tcpdump
9 11 (10.28%) Wireshark
10 10 (9.35%) DHCP
10 10 (9.35%) Ethernet
10 10 (9.35%) VoIP
11 9 (8.41%) BGP
11 9 (8.41%) OSPF
12 8 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (7.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
2 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.41%) Subversion
4 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.80%) FxCop
5 3 (2.80%) JIRA
5 3 (2.80%) Moq
5 3 (2.80%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.80%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.80%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.87%) JUnit
6 2 (1.87%) Maven
6 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.93%) CMake
7 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 3 (2.80%) Military
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (14.02%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Developer
3 8 (7.48%) Lead DevOps
3 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.54%) Consultant
4 7 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (6.54%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (6.54%) Network Support
4 7 (6.54%) Security Consultant
5 6 (5.61%) Analyst
5 6 (5.61%) Architect
5 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Python Developer
6 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.67%) VMware Architect
7 4 (3.74%) Active Directory Architect
7 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V Architect
7 4 (3.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) HTML
1 15 (14.02%) J2EE
2 13 (12.15%) Middleware
3 12 (11.21%) JSON
3 12 (11.21%) REST
4 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
4 11 (10.28%) CSS
5 7 (6.54%) 802.1X
6 6 (5.61%) .NET
6 6 (5.61%) XML
7 5 (4.67%) Ajax
8 4 (3.74%) Qt
8 4 (3.74%) Spring
8 4 (3.74%) Web Services
9 3 (2.80%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.80%) LINQ
9 3 (2.80%) NHibernate
9 3 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.80%) SOAP
9 3 (2.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Internet of Things
2 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Contactless
4 3 (2.80%) EMV
5 2 (1.87%) Handset
5 2 (1.87%) IVR
5 2 (1.87%) Life Science
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) e-Health
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Linux
2 30 (28.04%) Windows
3 18 (16.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.61%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.80%) AIX
12 2 (1.87%) CentOS
12 2 (1.87%) Fedora
12 2 (1.87%) Unix
12 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.93%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) DevOps
2 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
5 19 (17.76%) Scrum
6 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.89%) Open Source
8 16 (14.95%) Load Balancing
9 15 (14.02%) ITIL
10 14 (13.08%) Network Management
11 13 (12.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (12.15%) TDD
12 12 (11.21%) Kanban
13 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.41%) Coaching
14 9 (8.41%) Information Security
14 9 (8.41%) Microservices
14 9 (8.41%) SOA
15 8 (7.48%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (7.48%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) Perl
2 15 (14.02%) Python
3 14 (13.08%) C++
3 14 (13.08%) Java
4 13 (12.15%) C
4 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.35%) SQL
6 9 (8.41%) C#
7 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.74%) VBScript
9 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.87%) PHP
10 2 (1.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.28%) CCNP
3 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.41%) CCNA
4 9 (8.41%) CISSP
5 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.61%) Degree
7 5 (4.67%) CCSA
8 4 (3.74%) MCSA
8 4 (3.74%) MCSE
9 3 (2.80%) CCIE
10 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.87%) CISA
10 2 (1.87%) CISM
10 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.87%) MCITP
10 2 (1.87%) MCTS
10 2 (1.87%) MOS
10 2 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) Docker
3 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.74%) XenApp
6 3 (2.80%) Firmware
6 3 (2.80%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.87%) NFS
8 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) Puppet
2 19 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.54%) Nessus
4 6 (5.61%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.74%) SCCM
6 2 (1.87%) Ansible
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.93%) Consul
7 1 (0.93%) DameWare
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) SCSM
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Cisco
2 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.82%) CheckPoint
4 16 (14.95%) VMware
5 15 (14.02%) Juniper
6 14 (13.08%) Oracle
7 10 (9.35%) F5
8 9 (8.41%) Citrix
8 9 (8.41%) WSO2
9 7 (6.54%) ArcSight
9 7 (6.54%) LogLogic
9 7 (6.54%) LogRhythm
9 7 (6.54%) Splunk
10 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.61%) HP
10 6 (5.61%) IBM
11 5 (4.67%) Tripwire
12 4 (3.74%) Symantec
13 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
13 3 (2.80%) Riverbed
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