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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 83 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 67 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.21% 1.73% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 11.32% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 23
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £263 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £30.19 £14.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.62% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £37.50 £43.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.51% -8.82%
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
529 371 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.46% 15.31% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 150 228
Average daily rate £345 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 57
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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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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 +14 26 £228 -49.44% 33
Hertfordshire -19 17 £375 +36.36% 12
Essex -16 12 £488 +50.00% 2
Suffolk +9 4 £283 +7.61% 3
Bedfordshire -17 4 £275 -8.33% 4
Norfolk - 4 - - 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 97 (67.36%) Windows
2 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
3 58 (40.28%) DNS
4 54 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (36.81%) Linux
6 49 (34.03%) Windows 7
7 44 (30.56%) Active Directory
8 41 (28.47%) LAN
8 41 (28.47%) Firewall
9 38 (26.39%) WAN
10 37 (25.69%) DHCP
10 37 (25.69%) MS Office
11 34 (23.61%) VPN
12 32 (22.22%) XML
13 31 (21.53%) SAN
14 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
15 29 (20.14%) Cisco
16 27 (18.75%) Finance
17 25 (17.36%) VMware
17 25 (17.36%) PowerShell
17 25 (17.36%) JSON
18 24 (16.67%) DevOps
19 23 (15.97%) Windows 8
19 23 (15.97%) SQL
20 22 (15.28%) Load Balancing
21 21 (14.58%) UNIX
21 21 (14.58%) HP
21 21 (14.58%) Shell Script
21 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
22 20 (13.89%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.64%) Lync
3 11 (7.64%) IIS
4 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.39%) Apache
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) CICS
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (25.69%) MS Office
2 17 (11.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (40.28%) DNS
2 41 (28.47%) LAN
2 41 (28.47%) Firewall
3 38 (26.39%) WAN
4 37 (25.69%) DHCP
5 34 (23.61%) VPN
6 31 (21.53%) SAN
7 14 (9.72%) HTTP
8 13 (9.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (8.33%) Wireless
10 11 (7.64%) Network Security
11 6 (4.17%) IPsec
11 6 (4.17%) Broadband
11 6 (4.17%) VoIP
11 6 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.47%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.47%) OSPF
13 4 (2.78%) BGP
13 4 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.78%) DB2
5 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.39%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.56%) JIRA
4 7 (4.86%) FxCop
4 7 (4.86%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.69%) GDB
5 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) MSI
5 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 27 (18.75%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.39%) Legal
4 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (22.22%) Developer
2 25 (17.36%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Analyst
4 18 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.03%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.64%) Python Developer
8 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Server Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.22%) XML
2 25 (17.36%) JSON
3 14 (9.72%) Web Services
4 12 (8.33%) Twisted
5 11 (7.64%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (7.64%) .NET
6 7 (4.86%) POCO
6 7 (4.86%) LINQ
6 7 (4.86%) WCF
6 7 (4.86%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.86%) XSL
6 7 (4.86%) XSLT
6 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.86%) CSS
7 3 (2.08%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.69%) Dalvik
8 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.69%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Replication
2 12 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.56%) PKI
4 7 (4.86%) Clustering
5 6 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.47%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.47%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.08%) iPhone
8 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.08%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.39%) Open Source
10 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 97 (67.36%) Windows
2 54 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (36.81%) Linux
4 49 (34.03%) Windows 7
5 23 (15.97%) Windows 8
6 21 (14.58%) UNIX
7 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (9.03%) Ubuntu
10 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.17%) Solaris
12 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.08%) AIX
14 2 (1.39%) MVS
14 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.69%) CentOS
15 1 (0.69%) Android
15 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.67%) DevOps
2 22 (15.28%) Load Balancing
3 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.94%) ITIL
6 9 (6.25%) Scrum
7 8 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.86%) Network Management
8 7 (4.86%) Project Management
8 7 (4.86%) Code Coverage
8 7 (4.86%) Regression Testing
8 7 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.78%) TDD
10 4 (2.78%) Migration
10 4 (2.78%) UML
10 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.78%) BDD
10 4 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) PowerShell
2 23 (15.97%) SQL
3 21 (14.58%) Shell Script
4 20 (13.89%) Python
5 12 (8.33%) Java
6 10 (6.94%) C
7 8 (5.56%) VBScript
7 8 (5.56%) C++
8 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.47%) Perl
9 5 (3.47%) C#
10 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.08%) Ruby
10 3 (2.08%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.69%) Korn
12 1 (0.69%) Erlang
12 1 (0.69%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.94%) MCSE
4 9 (6.25%) CCSE
5 8 (5.56%) CCNP
5 8 (5.56%) Degree
6 7 (4.86%) MCITP
6 7 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.17%) CCNA
7 6 (4.17%) Sun Certification
8 5 (3.47%) CCSA
9 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.08%) CISSP
10 2 (1.39%) CISA
10 2 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.39%) CCIE
10 2 (1.39%) CCDP
10 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.69%) VCP5
11 1 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) JTAG
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.64%) Docker
5 7 (4.86%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.17%) vSphere
7 4 (2.78%) XenApp
7 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.08%) KVM
8 3 (2.08%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.39%) NFS
9 2 (1.39%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.39%) VMFS
10 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Puppet
2 13 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.64%) SCCM
4 7 (4.86%) SCOM
4 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.17%) WSUS
6 3 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.08%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.08%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.08%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.14%) Cisco
3 25 (17.36%) VMware
4 21 (14.58%) HP
5 14 (9.72%) Avaya
6 12 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.56%) Citrix
7 8 (5.56%) Oracle
8 7 (4.86%) Symantec
9 6 (4.17%) IBM
9 6 (4.17%) Polycom
10 5 (3.47%) F5
10 5 (3.47%) Intel
11 4 (2.78%) McAfee
11 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.78%) NetApp
11 4 (2.78%) EMC
11 4 (2.78%) Splunk
12 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.08%) SonicWALL
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