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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 50 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.04% 1.82% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 10.11% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £475 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £475 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
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
116 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.72% 18.02% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 39
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.46% -21.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.60 £27.50 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (60.00%) DNS
4 13 (52.00%) DHCP
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (32.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) Firewall
8 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
8 7 (28.00%) Symantec
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) MS Office
9 6 (24.00%) Broadband
9 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (24.00%) EMC
10 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (16.00%) SAN
11 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 13 (52.00%) DHCP
3 7 (28.00%) Firewall
4 6 (24.00%) Broadband
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) SSH
7 2 (8.00%) NAS
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Technician
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Support
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) iPhone
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.00%) AIX
7 3 (12.00%) Solaris
8 2 (8.00%) UNIX
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) UML
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) MetaFrame
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.00%) WSUS
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Symantec
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Avaya
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) McAfee
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos
7 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm