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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / East of England
Rank 70 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 51 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 1.90% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.33% 13.24% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 24
Median daily rate £388 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £214 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £578 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £30.25 £25.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -32.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.84%

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
356 340 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.03% 14.37% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 184 184
Median daily rate £334 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 67
Median hourly rate £21.50 £41.50 £23.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.19% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +8 19 £330 -45.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £350 +71.77% 25
Essex -9 11 £550 +15.68% 4
Suffolk -3 7 £219 -7.89% 1
Norfolk +6 1 £210 -49.09%
Bedfordshire +2 1 - - 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 65 (53.72%) Linux
2 54 (44.63%) SSL
3 45 (37.19%) HTTP
4 40 (33.06%) Windows
5 38 (31.40%) Firewall
6 36 (29.75%) DevOps
7 35 (28.93%) Python
7 35 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 32 (26.45%) Git (software)
9 32 (26.45%) Perl
10 30 (24.79%) DNS
10 30 (24.79%) Configuration Management
10 30 (24.79%) Scrum
11 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
12 28 (23.14%) Apache
12 28 (23.14%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (23.14%) Puppet
13 27 (22.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (22.31%) TDD
14 26 (21.49%) Docker
15 24 (19.83%) Kanban
15 24 (19.83%) Open Source
16 22 (18.18%) VPN
17 21 (17.36%) SOA
17 21 (17.36%) Relational Database
18 20 (16.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (16.53%) Cisco
18 20 (16.53%) 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 28 (23.14%) Apache
2 17 (14.05%) JBoss
3 16 (13.22%) Tomcat
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (9.09%) IIS
6 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.48%) nginx
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.65%) Jetty
9 2 (1.65%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) IaaS
1 9 (7.44%) PaaS
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.65%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (44.63%) SSL
2 45 (37.19%) HTTP
3 38 (31.40%) Firewall
4 30 (24.79%) DNS
5 22 (18.18%) VPN
6 16 (13.22%) Wireless
7 14 (11.57%) Internet
7 14 (11.57%) LAN
8 13 (10.74%) DHCP
8 13 (10.74%) Network Security
9 12 (9.92%) WAN
10 11 (9.09%) ISDN
11 10 (8.26%) Broadband
12 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.96%) FTP
12 6 (4.96%) LDAP
12 6 (4.96%) VLAN
13 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.31%) VoIP
13 4 (3.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.61%) MySQL
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) GIS
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 32 (26.45%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.74%) Subversion
4 6 (4.96%) Maven
5 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.31%) FxCop
5 4 (3.31%) JIRA
5 4 (3.31%) Moq
5 4 (3.31%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.31%) StyleCop
5 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.48%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.65%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.83%) CMake
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.48%) Military
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Avionics
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Lead DevOps
4 13 (10.74%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Network Support
5 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.96%) Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (3.31%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) J2EE
2 18 (14.88%) Middleware
3 17 (14.05%) REST
4 16 (13.22%) .NET
4 16 (13.22%) JSON
5 10 (8.26%) HTML
6 9 (7.44%) Node.js
7 8 (6.61%) CSS
7 8 (6.61%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.79%) XML
9 6 (4.96%) LAMP
10 5 (4.13%) Web Services
11 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.31%) AutoMapper
11 4 (3.31%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (3.31%) LINQ
11 4 (3.31%) Qt
11 4 (3.31%) SOAP
11 4 (3.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Clustering
2 7 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Contactless
4 4 (3.31%) EMV
4 4 (3.31%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.65%) e-Health
6 2 (1.65%) Handset
6 2 (1.65%) Life Science
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.72%) Linux
2 40 (33.06%) Windows
3 20 (16.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.92%) Ubuntu
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.61%) CoreOS
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.31%) Unix
9 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.48%) AIX
10 3 (2.48%) CentOS
10 3 (2.48%) Fedora
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) DevOps
2 35 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (24.79%) Configuration Management
4 30 (24.79%) Scrum
5 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
6 27 (22.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (22.31%) TDD
7 24 (19.83%) Kanban
7 24 (19.83%) Open Source
8 21 (17.36%) SOA
9 19 (15.70%) Mentoring
10 18 (14.88%) ITIL
11 17 (14.05%) Coaching
12 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
12 13 (10.74%) Microservices
13 11 (9.09%) API Design
14 10 (8.26%) Integration Testing
14 10 (8.26%) Network Management
14 10 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.93%) Python
2 32 (26.45%) Perl
3 20 (16.53%) C
3 20 (16.53%) Java
4 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.22%) SQL
6 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.44%) C#
7 9 (7.44%) C++
7 9 (7.44%) Ruby
8 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.96%) VBScript
9 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.79%) CCNA
5 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.13%) CCNP
7 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.31%) MCSA
7 4 (3.31%) MCSE
7 4 (3.31%) RHCE
8 3 (2.48%) CCIE
8 3 (2.48%) CISSP
8 3 (2.48%) Degree
9 2 (1.65%) CCSA
9 2 (1.65%) CISA
9 2 (1.65%) CISM
9 2 (1.65%) MOS
10 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.83%) CCVP
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) Docker
2 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.31%) XenApp
6 3 (2.48%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.48%) Xen
7 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.83%) KVM
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (23.14%) Puppet
2 6 (4.96%) Ansible
3 5 (4.13%) SCCM
4 4 (3.31%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.48%) Salt
6 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.83%) Consul
7 1 (0.83%) DameWare
7 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.83%) Nessus
7 1 (0.83%) SCSM
7 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Cisco
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.70%) VMware
3 18 (14.88%) Oracle
4 14 (11.57%) Juniper
5 13 (10.74%) WSO2
6 7 (5.79%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.79%) Citrix
7 5 (4.13%) HP
7 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.31%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.31%) F5
8 4 (3.31%) IBM
8 4 (3.31%) Symantec
9 3 (2.48%) Google
10 2 (1.65%) Apple
10 2 (1.65%) AppSense
10 2 (1.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) Mitel
11 1 (0.83%) Tripwire
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