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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 87 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 54 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 1.44% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.74% 8.88% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £311 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +63.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £249 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £12.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £40.80 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.59% -19.61%
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
460 394 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.20% 16.25% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 192 184
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 62
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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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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
Hertfordshire +1 15 £370 +14.28% 11
Cambridgeshire -8 14 £100 -77.77% 17
Essex -1 12 £350 +35.92% 4
Suffolk +9 8 £363 - 3
Norfolk - 4 - -
Bedfordshire -18 1 £270 +5.88% 5
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 83 (61.94%) Windows
2 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 45 (33.58%) Linux
4 42 (31.34%) LAN
4 42 (31.34%) DNS
4 42 (31.34%) Windows 7
5 39 (29.10%) Active Directory
6 38 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (27.61%) Firewall
8 35 (26.12%) VPN
8 35 (26.12%) WAN
9 34 (25.37%) MS Office
10 32 (23.88%) XML
11 26 (19.40%) Cisco
11 26 (19.40%) Finance
12 25 (18.66%) DHCP
12 25 (18.66%) SAN
13 24 (17.91%) UNIX
14 22 (16.42%) SQL
14 22 (16.42%) HP
15 21 (15.67%) PowerShell
15 21 (15.67%) JSON
16 20 (14.93%) Telecoms
17 19 (14.18%) Shell Script
18 18 (13.43%) MS Exchange
18 18 (13.43%) VMware
18 18 (13.43%) Load Balancing
18 18 (13.43%) Windows 8
19 17 (12.69%) DevOps
20 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.96%) Lync
3 10 (7.46%) IIS
4 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) Confluence
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.75%) CICS
8 1 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (25.37%) MS Office
2 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.34%) LAN
1 42 (31.34%) DNS
2 37 (27.61%) Firewall
3 35 (26.12%) VPN
3 35 (26.12%) WAN
4 25 (18.66%) DHCP
4 25 (18.66%) SAN
5 14 (10.45%) Wireless
5 14 (10.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (6.72%) Network Security
6 9 (6.72%) HTTP
6 9 (6.72%) IPsec
7 8 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (5.22%) VLAN
8 7 (5.22%) VoIP
9 6 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.48%) SSL
9 6 (4.48%) Broadband
9 6 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.73%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.99%) DB2
5 2 (1.49%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.97%) JIRA
3 7 (5.22%) StyleCop
3 7 (5.22%) FxCop
3 7 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.99%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) Moq
5 2 (1.49%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.75%) MSI
6 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 26 (19.40%) Finance
2 20 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Developer
2 21 (15.67%) Analyst
3 18 (13.43%) Network Engineer
4 16 (11.94%) Support Analyst
4 16 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (9.70%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.22%) IT Support
8 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Python Developer
9 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) XML
2 21 (15.67%) JSON
3 15 (11.19%) Web Services
4 11 (8.21%) .NET
5 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.46%) CSS
5 10 (7.46%) XSL
5 10 (7.46%) XSLT
5 10 (7.46%) LINQ
5 10 (7.46%) WCF
5 10 (7.46%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.97%) POCO
7 7 (5.22%) Twisted
7 7 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (4.48%) ADO.NET
9 3 (2.24%) HTML
10 2 (1.49%) SOAP
10 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Replication
2 13 (9.70%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (7.46%) PKI
4 7 (5.22%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.73%) Clustering
6 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.24%) iSeries
7 3 (2.24%) iPhone
7 3 (2.24%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) AS400
8 2 (1.49%) Tandem
8 2 (1.49%) EMV
8 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 83 (61.94%) Windows
2 45 (33.58%) Linux
3 42 (31.34%) Windows 7
4 38 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (17.91%) UNIX
6 18 (13.43%) Windows 8
7 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.46%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.72%) Solaris
11 8 (5.97%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.24%) AIX
13 3 (2.24%) OS/400
14 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.49%) MVS
14 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.75%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.43%) Load Balancing
2 17 (12.69%) DevOps
3 16 (11.94%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.21%) Scrum
6 10 (7.46%) Code Coverage
7 9 (6.72%) Network Management
8 8 (5.97%) Migration
8 8 (5.97%) Regression Testing
8 8 (5.97%) ITIL
9 7 (5.22%) BDD
9 7 (5.22%) TDD
9 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (4.48%) Project Management
10 6 (4.48%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.99%) UML
12 4 (2.99%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) SQL
2 21 (15.67%) PowerShell
3 19 (14.18%) Shell Script
4 16 (11.94%) Python
5 11 (8.21%) VBScript
5 11 (8.21%) Java
6 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.72%) C
7 8 (5.97%) C++
8 7 (5.22%) C#
9 3 (2.24%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.24%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.24%) Perl
10 2 (1.49%) Ruby
10 2 (1.49%) COBOL
11 1 (0.75%) Lua
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.22%) CCSE
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.48%) CCNP
3 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) Degree
4 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) MCSE
4 5 (3.73%) CCSA
5 4 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.99%) MCITP
6 3 (2.24%) CCNA
6 3 (2.24%) CISSP
6 3 (2.24%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.49%) CISA
7 2 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.49%) CCIE
7 2 (1.49%) CCDP
8 1 (0.75%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 39 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.22%) Docker
4 5 (3.73%) vSphere
4 5 (3.73%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.24%) XenApp
6 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.24%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.49%) NFS
7 2 (1.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) VMFS
8 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) Puppet
2 13 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.72%) SCCM
4 6 (4.48%) SCOM
4 6 (4.48%) WSUS
5 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.24%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.49%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.75%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.75%) Nessus
8 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.40%) Cisco
3 22 (16.42%) HP
4 18 (13.43%) VMware
5 16 (11.94%) Avaya
6 11 (8.21%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.72%) IBM
7 9 (6.72%) Oracle
8 7 (5.22%) Polycom
8 7 (5.22%) Splunk
9 6 (4.48%) Citrix
10 5 (3.73%) F5
11 4 (2.99%) McAfee
11 4 (2.99%) Symantec
12 3 (2.24%) EMC
12 3 (2.24%) Juniper
12 3 (2.24%) CommVault
12 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.24%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.24%) Brocade
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