The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.79% 3.07% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 18.84% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £275 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.51% 16.27% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 14
Average daily rate £400 £320 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £168 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.20 £46.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
TCP/IP
East of England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +3 3 - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Maldon - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) SSH
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) NFS
6 3 (21.43%) SNMP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Lync
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Apple
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) SNMP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Technician
2 5 (35.71%) Field Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
4 3 (21.43%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PLC Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
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