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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 50 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 2.09% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 15.73% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.26% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 - £29.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.44%
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
99 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.71% 13.26% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 31
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.00 £23.20 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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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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
Colchester +11 2 £275 +7.31%
Harlow - 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Struts

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Struts
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MOS
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 2 (12.50%) Kerio
4 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle