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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 34 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.01% 1.24% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.01% 6.82% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £208 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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
119 88 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.07% 18.22% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 35
Average daily rate £388 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 19
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.56 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £30.30 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Chelmsford - 6 £350 -
Harlow - 2 £265 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £595 -
Billericay - 1 £250 - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (43.33%) Java
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
1 13 (43.33%) Middleware
2 12 (40.00%) HTTP
2 12 (40.00%) SSL
2 12 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 12 (40.00%) SOA
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
2 12 (40.00%) Subversion
2 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (40.00%) Kanban
2 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (40.00%) Puppet
2 12 (40.00%) REST
2 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) User Stories
2 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 5 (16.67%) ISACA
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) HTTP
1 12 (40.00%) SSL
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (10.00%) ISDN
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) PBX
4 2 (6.67%) ATM
4 2 (6.67%) H.323
4 2 (6.67%) Frame Relay
4 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Subversion
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) AccuRev
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
1 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Middleware
2 12 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) CSS3
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) Ajax
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) Struts
4 2 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) JMS
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.67%) Django
4 2 (6.67%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Handset
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) SOA
1 12 (40.00%) Scrum
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) TDD
1 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (40.00%) Kanban
1 12 (40.00%) User Stories
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security
2 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (16.67%) Coaching
2 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) API Design
4 3 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) CISSP
2 5 (16.67%) ISACA
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCVP
5 1 (3.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Puppet
1 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) WSO2
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Clearswift