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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 36 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.98% 3.04% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 18.07% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £266 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £274 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.02% -9.00%
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
136 83 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.87% 16.80% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 76
Average daily rate £335 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.48% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 23 September 2014. 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
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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
St Albans -1 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 £335 - 5
Stevenage - - - - 1
Baldock - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 4
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
5 10 (27.03%) DNS
5 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
7 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) VBScript
7 8 (21.62%) IIS
7 8 (21.62%) Scrum
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) JIRA
8 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
8 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (18.92%) CSS
8 7 (18.92%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) XSL
8 7 (18.92%) XSLT
8 7 (18.92%) Code Coverage
8 7 (18.92%) Citrix
8 7 (18.92%) POCO
8 7 (18.92%) FxCop
8 7 (18.92%) StyleCop
8 7 (18.92%) QA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.62%) IIS
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) CICS
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.70%) PPP
7 1 (2.70%) SNMP
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) OSPF
7 1 (2.70%) BGP
7 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.70%) SMS
7 1 (2.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) JIRA
2 7 (18.92%) FxCop
2 7 (18.92%) StyleCop
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.70%) Moq
4 1 (2.70%) GDB
4 1 (2.70%) dotTrace
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
1 7 (18.92%) CSS
1 7 (18.92%) XML
1 7 (18.92%) XSL
1 7 (18.92%) XSLT
1 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
1 7 (18.92%) WCF
1 7 (18.92%) LINQ
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
1 7 (18.92%) POCO
2 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.70%) Dalvik
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) StructureMap
3 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.41%) MVS
9 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.70%) Android
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Scrum
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Code Coverage
3 4 (10.81%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.11%) BDD
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Security
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Memory Management
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) VBScript
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCSE
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) NFS
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenServer
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) VMFS
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Intel
4 2 (5.41%) CA
4 2 (5.41%) Sophos
4 2 (5.41%) Sage
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
4 2 (5.41%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Coverity
5 1 (2.70%) Aruba
5 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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