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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.62% 0.94% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 5.05% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £348 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
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
42 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.72% 18.68% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 56
Median daily rate £320 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Colchester -8 4 £348 +26.36%
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 25 (83.33%) HTTP
2 19 (63.33%) SSL
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Puppet
3 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
5 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (40.00%) Java
6 12 (40.00%) DevOps
7 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
7 11 (36.67%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) Middleware
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) IIS
8 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) Coaching
9 9 (30.00%) Open Source
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (26.67%) TDD
10 8 (26.67%) Perl
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (23.33%) SOA
11 7 (23.33%) Subversion
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (23.33%) Kanban
11 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (23.33%) Git (software)

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Jetty
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (13.33%) Google App Engine
1 4 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) HTTP
2 19 (63.33%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) FTP
4 3 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (23.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
1 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
1 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
1 7 (23.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Packager
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Middleware
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 6 (20.00%) REST
3 6 (20.00%) WCF
4 5 (16.67%) Ajax
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) CSS3
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) Django
6 3 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.67%) Servlets
8 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
8 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.33%) Fintech
1 1 (3.33%) iPhone
1 1 (3.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
1 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps
3 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
4 10 (33.33%) Coaching
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) TDD
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (23.33%) Kanban
7 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) SOA
7 7 (23.33%) User Stories
8 6 (20.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) API Design
10 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) C
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) Scala
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Xen
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Puppet
2 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Cacti
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) WSO2