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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.80% 1.48% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 6.75% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £275 £331 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -1.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £8.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -8.62%
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
162 163 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.60% 21.97% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £247 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 13
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £35.25 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 September 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
Watford -1 3 £275 -38.88%
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) DSL
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (8.33%) Multicast
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Support
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Site Manager
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
1 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) AWK
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCTS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Huawei
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas