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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.78% 2.19% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 20.00% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Median daily rate £550 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +14.66%

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
76 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.19% 10.96% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 44
Median daily rate £422 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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
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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea -20 7 £525 +16.55% 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 26 (72.22%) Configuration Management
2 26 (72.22%) Jenkins
3 25 (69.44%) SSL
3 25 (69.44%) HTTP
3 25 (69.44%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (66.67%) Open Source
4 24 (66.67%) DevOps
5 21 (58.33%) Puppet
6 19 (52.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (52.78%) Perl
6 19 (52.78%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 18 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (47.22%) Coaching
8 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (44.44%) Scrum
9 16 (44.44%) Kanban
9 16 (44.44%) Apache
10 15 (41.67%) J2EE
10 15 (41.67%) Oracle
10 15 (41.67%) TDD
11 14 (38.89%) Middleware
11 14 (38.89%) Docker
12 13 (36.11%) Microservices
12 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
12 13 (36.11%) WSO2
12 13 (36.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (36.11%) JBoss
12 13 (36.11%) SOA

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 16 (44.44%) Apache
2 13 (36.11%) JBoss
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Jetty
5 2 (5.56%) Mongrel
5 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) HTTP
1 25 (69.44%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.56%) FTP
5 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.56%) IPsec
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
5 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
3 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) Subversion
3 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Lead DevOps
2 11 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Packager
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Information Officer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Technician
6 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) J2EE
2 14 (38.89%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) Servlets
4 1 (2.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) Life Science
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Handset
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
6 3 (8.33%) Fedora
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Configuration Management
2 25 (69.44%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (66.67%) DevOps
3 24 (66.67%) Open Source
4 18 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (47.22%) Coaching
6 16 (44.44%) Kanban
6 16 (44.44%) Scrum
7 15 (41.67%) TDD
8 13 (36.11%) Microservices
8 13 (36.11%) SOA
8 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
9 11 (30.56%) API Design
10 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
11 9 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (11.11%) Line Management
13 4 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Perl
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) C
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) MOS
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
3 1 (2.78%) CCVP
3 1 (2.78%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Docker
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Puppet
2 19 (52.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) WSO2
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
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