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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 86 96 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 44 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 1.68% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 13.70% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £364 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Average hourly rate £14.85 £37.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.40% +105.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £30.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £37.50 £29.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
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
421 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.82% 12.25% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 165 144
Average daily rate £328 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £388 - 27
Hertfordshire +3 16 £363 +90.78% 10
Essex +2 4 £275 - 1
Suffolk -2 4 £225 -6.25% 4
Bedfordshire 0 3 £445 - 3
Norfolk - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Linux
3 27 (32.53%) DNS
3 27 (32.53%) Cisco
4 26 (31.33%) VMware
5 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
6 22 (26.51%) Firewall
7 21 (25.30%) HP
8 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.69%) LAN
10 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (19.28%) DHCP
11 16 (19.28%) UNIX
11 16 (19.28%) MS Office
11 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (18.07%) VPN
12 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
12 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
13 14 (16.87%) Citrix
14 13 (15.66%) XML
14 13 (15.66%) SQL
15 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.46%) ITIL
15 12 (14.46%) WAN
16 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (13.25%) SAN
16 11 (13.25%) XenApp
16 11 (13.25%) F5
17 10 (12.05%) vSphere
17 10 (12.05%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) Apache
5 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.41%) Lync
6 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.41%) CICS
7 1 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.53%) DNS
2 22 (26.51%) Firewall
3 18 (21.69%) LAN
4 16 (19.28%) DHCP
5 15 (18.07%) VPN
6 12 (14.46%) WAN
7 11 (13.25%) SAN
8 10 (12.05%) Internet
8 10 (12.05%) Wireless
9 7 (8.43%) VoIP
10 5 (6.02%) SSH
10 5 (6.02%) BIG-IP
10 5 (6.02%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.82%) HTTP
12 3 (3.61%) LDAP
12 3 (3.61%) VLAN
12 3 (3.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Selenium
2 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.41%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.41%) Moq
3 2 (2.41%) TestLink
3 2 (2.41%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.20%) Calabash
4 1 (1.20%) Appium
4 1 (1.20%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Developer
2 12 (14.46%) Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.84%) Technical Support
5 7 (8.43%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) AWS Developer
7 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Architect
8 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Rollout Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) XML
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 9 (10.84%) JSON
4 5 (6.02%) .NET
4 5 (6.02%) SOAP
5 4 (4.82%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) HTML
6 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.61%) XSL
6 3 (3.61%) XSLT
6 3 (3.61%) J2EE
6 3 (3.61%) ADO.NET
6 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.61%) WCF
6 3 (3.61%) LINQ
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Replication
2 4 (4.82%) Clustering
2 4 (4.82%) PKI
2 4 (4.82%) iPad
3 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.61%) iPhone
3 3 (3.61%) iSeries
3 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) EMV
4 2 (2.41%) AS400
4 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.41%) Tandem
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Linux
3 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.28%) UNIX
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.05%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.64%) Solaris
9 7 (8.43%) Android
10 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.61%) OS/400
11 3 (3.61%) ThreadX
12 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.41%) zOS
12 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Project Management
3 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
5 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.02%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.82%) Scrum
7 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.82%) OO
7 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.61%) BDD
8 3 (3.61%) Network Management
8 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.61%) Code Coverage
8 3 (3.61%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) C
3 9 (10.84%) Java
3 9 (10.84%) Python
4 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.02%) Perl
6 5 (6.02%) C++
7 4 (4.82%) COBOL
7 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.82%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.61%) VBScript
8 3 (3.61%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) Lua
8 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
8 3 (3.61%) C-shell
9 2 (2.41%) JCL
9 2 (2.41%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.41%) REXX
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.84%) CCNA
3 7 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.02%) MCSE
5 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.61%) MCP
6 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.41%) CCIE
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.20%) MCDST
8 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) XenApp
3 10 (12.05%) vSphere
4 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.82%) Terminal Server
8 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.61%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.20%) KVM
10 1 (1.20%) Docker
10 1 (1.20%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.41%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.20%) Nessus
4 1 (1.20%) Nmap
4 1 (1.20%) Iperf
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Cisco
2 26 (31.33%) VMware
3 21 (25.30%) HP
4 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
5 14 (16.87%) Citrix
6 11 (13.25%) F5
7 10 (12.05%) Oracle
8 7 (8.43%) IBM
8 7 (8.43%) Dell
8 7 (8.43%) Apple
9 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
9 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.02%) Juniper
11 4 (4.82%) NetApp
11 4 (4.82%) Symantec
12 3 (3.61%) Remedy
12 3 (3.61%) Sophos
12 3 (3.61%) Mapinfo
12 3 (3.61%) Wyse
12 3 (3.61%) Google
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