The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 51 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 65 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.18% 2.22% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 11.20% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £45.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -10.25%
TCP/IP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
403 366 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.72% 19.77% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 181 141
Average daily rate £380 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hampshire region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hampshire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Southampton -5 12 £400 +142.42% 4
Basingstoke +4 8 - - 2
Fareham - 7 £450 - 1
Farnborough -10 4 - - 3
Winchester -7 3 £425 +23.18%
Havant -4 2 - - 2
Ringwood - 1 - -
Alton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 65 (48.87%) Security Cleared
2 56 (42.11%) Windows
3 51 (38.35%) JavaScript
4 48 (36.09%) Microsoft
5 44 (33.08%) SC Cleared
6 40 (30.08%) HP
6 40 (30.08%) HTML
7 39 (29.32%) Cisco
8 38 (28.57%) ITIL
9 37 (27.82%) Oracle
10 35 (26.32%) DV Cleared
11 31 (23.31%) .NET
12 30 (22.56%) SAN
12 30 (22.56%) VMware
13 29 (21.80%) UNIX
13 29 (21.80%) Linux
14 27 (20.30%) Test Scripting
15 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (19.55%) JSP
15 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET
15 26 (19.55%) DNS
15 26 (19.55%) Oracle EBS
16 25 (18.80%) ISTQB
16 25 (18.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (18.05%) Firewall
18 23 (17.29%) SSL
18 23 (17.29%) LAN
19 22 (16.54%) WAN
20 21 (15.79%) Oracle Reports

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (5.26%) IIS
2 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) IaaS
2 2 (1.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) SAN
2 26 (19.55%) DNS
3 24 (18.05%) Firewall
4 23 (17.29%) SSL
4 23 (17.29%) LAN
5 22 (16.54%) WAN
6 19 (14.29%) DHCP
7 14 (10.53%) FTP
8 13 (9.77%) Network Security
8 13 (9.77%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (8.27%) SMTP
10 10 (7.52%) HTTPS
10 10 (7.52%) VoIP
10 10 (7.52%) Wireshark
11 9 (6.77%) IP Telephony
11 9 (6.77%) LDAP
11 9 (6.77%) VPN
12 8 (6.02%) PBX
12 8 (6.02%) Ethernet
12 8 (6.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.51%) EDRMS
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.26%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.50%) MySQL
7 2 (1.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.75%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.51%) JIRA
3 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.75%) Moq
6 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (13.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.01%) Legal
3 4 (3.01%) Military
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (19.55%) Analyst
2 21 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Network Engineer
3 12 (9.02%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (6.77%) Consultant
4 9 (6.77%) VoIP Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Developer
6 7 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.51%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.51%) Network Consultant
7 6 (4.51%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Security Specialist
7 6 (4.51%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Tester
9 3 (2.26%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.08%) HTML
2 31 (23.31%) .NET
3 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET
3 26 (19.55%) JSP
4 10 (7.52%) XML
5 7 (5.26%) Ajax
5 7 (5.26%) WebSockets
5 7 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.76%) JSON
7 4 (3.01%) CSS
8 3 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.50%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.75%) OLE
10 1 (0.75%) LINQ
10 1 (0.75%) jQuery
10 1 (0.75%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) PKI
2 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.02%) FlexPod
3 8 (6.02%) IVR
4 4 (3.01%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.26%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) HACMP
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) CESG
6 2 (1.50%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.11%) Windows
2 29 (21.80%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) UNIX
3 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.52%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.77%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.51%) AIX
9 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.26%) CentOS
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.50%) Solaris
11 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.57%) ITIL
2 27 (20.30%) Test Scripting
3 21 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
4 18 (13.53%) Project Management
5 16 (12.03%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (9.02%) Service Management
7 11 (8.27%) Validation
8 10 (7.52%) Network Design
9 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.02%) Telemarketing
10 8 (6.02%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.26%) SIEM
11 7 (5.26%) Boundary Protection
11 7 (5.26%) Requirements Management
12 6 (4.51%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (4.51%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (4.51%) Release Management
12 6 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.53%) C
3 13 (9.77%) PowerShell
4 12 (9.02%) C#
5 10 (7.52%) SQL
6 8 (6.02%) Python
7 6 (4.51%) VBScript
8 5 (3.76%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.76%) PHP
9 4 (3.01%) C++
9 4 (3.01%) Java
9 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.26%) AWK
10 3 (2.26%) IronPython
10 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.26%) Perl
11 2 (1.50%) VC++
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 65 (48.87%) Security Cleared
2 44 (33.08%) SC Cleared
3 35 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 25 (18.80%) ISTQB
4 25 (18.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (14.29%) CCNA
5 19 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.26%) CCNP
7 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.51%) MCSE
8 5 (3.76%) Degree
9 4 (3.01%) VCP4
10 2 (1.50%) CISSP
10 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.50%) GIAC
10 2 (1.50%) CCSA
10 2 (1.50%) CCSE
11 1 (0.75%) MCSA
11 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
1 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.26%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) vSphere
2 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (5.26%) vCloud
6 6 (4.51%) Firmware
7 5 (3.76%) Nmap
8 4 (3.01%) Snort
9 3 (2.26%) Squid
9 3 (2.26%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.75%) NFS
10 1 (0.75%) Samba
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (11.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (6.02%) SCCM
3 5 (3.76%) Nessus
3 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.26%) Nagios
4 3 (2.26%) OpenView
4 3 (2.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (1.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (36.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (30.08%) HP
3 39 (29.32%) Cisco
4 37 (27.82%) Oracle
5 30 (22.56%) VMware
6 20 (15.04%) Citrix
7 15 (11.28%) NetApp
8 11 (8.27%) Juniper
9 8 (6.02%) BMC
9 8 (6.02%) CA
10 7 (5.26%) IBM
11 5 (3.76%) McAfee
11 5 (3.76%) F5
11 5 (3.76%) Clearswift
12 4 (3.01%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.01%) Sun
12 4 (3.01%) Dell
12 4 (3.01%) EMC
13 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.26%) Splunk