The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 28 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 23 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.48% 2.23% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 12.50% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 1
Average daily rate £463 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.45% 17.82% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southend-on-Sea - 17 £475 -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 24 (77.42%) Linux
1 24 (77.42%) HTTP
1 24 (77.42%) SSL
1 24 (77.42%) Puppet
2 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (70.97%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (51.61%) Middleware
5 16 (51.61%) Configuration Management
5 16 (51.61%) Mentoring
6 14 (45.16%) Open Source
7 13 (41.94%) Perl
8 12 (38.71%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) Coaching
8 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (38.71%) DevOps
9 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (35.48%) TDD
10 10 (32.26%) Kanban
10 10 (32.26%) User Stories
10 10 (32.26%) SOA
10 10 (32.26%) Scrum
11 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
11 9 (29.03%) Subversion
12 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
12 8 (25.81%) C
12 8 (25.81%) J2EE
13 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
13 7 (22.58%) API Design

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.90%) Google App Engine
1 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) HTTP
1 24 (77.42%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) FTP
3 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.68%) IPsec
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Packager
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Packager
5 3 (9.68%) Environment Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Middleware
2 8 (25.81%) J2EE
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) Ajax
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
4 5 (16.13%) CSS3
4 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 3 (9.68%) Django
6 3 (9.68%) Play Framework
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.45%) Servlets
8 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
8 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.23%) Fintech
1 1 (3.23%) iPhone
1 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (51.61%) Configuration Management
2 16 (51.61%) Mentoring
3 14 (45.16%) Open Source
4 12 (38.71%) Coaching
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (38.71%) DevOps
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 10 (32.26%) Kanban
6 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) SOA
6 10 (32.26%) User Stories
7 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 7 (22.58%) API Design
9 4 (12.90%) Microservices
9 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.90%) Web Design
10 3 (9.68%) Critical Success Factor
11 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Perl
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) C
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.68%) Terminal Server
2 3 (9.68%) Xen
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) Puppet
2 22 (70.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Cacti
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
1 5 (16.13%) WSO2
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix