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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 49 41 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.05% 1.77% 6.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 8.51% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +63.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.16%
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
89 94 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.66% 20.80% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 52
Average daily rate £338 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.25 £33.38 £29.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - - 1
Brentwood -3 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Basildon - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) DNS
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 11 (52.38%) DHCP
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
7 6 (28.57%) Symantec
8 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) EMC
9 4 (19.05%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) Internet
10 3 (14.29%) UNIX
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) HP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) DNS
2 11 (52.38%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) SNMP
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) Broadband
4 3 (14.29%) SSH
4 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Support Technician
2 5 (23.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Manager
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (4.76%) Solaris
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.76%) CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
2 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
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