The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 49 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 2.33% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 8.92% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £350 £360 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +89.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £307 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £368 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £9.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 213 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 26.17% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 54
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stevenage +5 2 £375 - 3
Watford +6 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £400 +11.11% 2
St Albans - 1 £325 - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) VPN
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Network Security
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) Network Management
4 8 (36.36%) Broadband
4 8 (36.36%) ISDN
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
6 6 (27.27%) Network Design
7 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Firmware
7 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.64%) FTP
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) Symantec

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 10 (45.45%) Network Security
3 10 (45.45%) VPN
4 8 (36.36%) Broadband
4 8 (36.36%) ISDN
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.64%) FTP
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 2 (9.09%) BGP
9 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (9.09%) IPsec
9 2 (9.09%) OSPF
9 2 (9.09%) SMTP
9 2 (9.09%) SNMP
9 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Support
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper Support
5 4 (18.18%) Network Support
5 4 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Qt
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) e-Health
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Management
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (27.27%) Network Design
4 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Server Hardening
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) AWK
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) Brocade
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
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