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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 50 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.76% 3.05% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 11.11% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Median daily rate £375 £360 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +89.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £292 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £346 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £9.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +24.13%
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
125 207 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.33% 27.49% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 57
Median daily rate £415 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -37.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.85 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +3 8 £305 - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £190 -5.00%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £400 +11.11%
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (56.52%) LAN
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Broadband
5 8 (34.78%) ISDN
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (34.78%) Juniper
5 8 (34.78%) Network Management
5 8 (34.78%) Network Security
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Wireless
7 6 (26.09%) Network Design
8 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
9 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
10 3 (13.04%) F5
10 3 (13.04%) High Availability

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
1 13 (56.52%) LAN
2 12 (52.17%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) Broadband
3 8 (34.78%) ISDN
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Support
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper Support
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.35%) Qt
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) e-Health
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (26.09%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) AWK
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Brocade
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp