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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.74% 1.57% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 10.31% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate £390 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
102 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.71% 15.28% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 43
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Stevenage - 4 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 3 £600 +60.00%
Potters Bar - 1 £180 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) SLA
8 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) DWDM
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (19.05%) High Availability
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) SDH

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) DWDM
5 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 3 (14.29%) MPLS
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) SDH
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 1 (4.76%) Broadband
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.76%) ISDN
9 1 (4.76%) Network Security
9 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) e-Health
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) High Availability
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Ciena
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) 3Com