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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.62% 2.34% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.02% 13.56% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -11.11%
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
162 118 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.22% 17.25% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 26
Average daily rate £360 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 10
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
(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
Welwyn Garden City -5 4 £338 -14.28% 1
Letchworth -1 1 £338 +77.63% 1
Watford -2 1 £450 +34.32% 3
Royston - 1 £175 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 25 (65.79%) DNS
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) HP
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco
5 16 (42.11%) ITIL
6 15 (39.47%) Citrix
6 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (36.84%) DHCP
8 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
9 12 (31.58%) MS Office
9 12 (31.58%) Dell
9 12 (31.58%) Android
9 12 (31.58%) XenApp
10 11 (28.95%) CCNA
10 11 (28.95%) Apple
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (28.95%) Project Management
11 10 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
13 8 (21.05%) vSphere
13 8 (21.05%) High Availability
14 7 (18.42%) Brocade
14 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
14 7 (18.42%) Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) DNS
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) LAN
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 5 (13.16%) SAN
6 4 (10.53%) LDAP
7 3 (7.89%) SSH
8 2 (5.26%) Internet
8 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.63%) HTTP
9 1 (2.63%) SNMP
9 1 (2.63%) VoIP
9 1 (2.63%) NAS
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) GCC
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.42%) Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) WinForms
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (2.63%) Qt
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) MFC
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) LPAR
2 4 (10.53%) AS400
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (31.58%) Android
6 10 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
8 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.53%) UNIX
9 4 (10.53%) Solaris
10 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (5.26%) OS/400
12 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) High Availability
4 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Security Management
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.26%) Information Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Perl
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
1 3 (7.89%) Python
1 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
1 3 (7.89%) Bourne shell
1 3 (7.89%) C-shell
2 1 (2.63%) VB6
2 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) CCNA
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) RHCE
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) XenApp
3 8 (21.05%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (15.79%) Firmware
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) HP
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) Citrix
4 12 (31.58%) Dell
5 11 (28.95%) Apple
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Brocade
8 6 (15.79%) SAP
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle
10 3 (7.89%) IBM
10 3 (7.89%) Sun
10 3 (7.89%) EMC
10 3 (7.89%) NetApp
11 2 (5.26%) BMC
11 2 (5.26%) Symantec
12 1 (2.63%) Perforce
12 1 (2.63%) Veritas
12 1 (2.63%) Avaya
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Health
Rate: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% completion bonus
Posted: 5 days ago