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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.64% 3.11% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 15.45% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £190 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.63% -33.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £368 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £321 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £9.25 £11.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -25.00%
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
205 123 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.75% 20.16% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 50 27
Average daily rate £350 £263 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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
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 30 June 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 30 June 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
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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 -2 10 £360 -8.57%
Watford - 2 £315 - 3
Letchworth +3 1 £338 +77.63%
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 30 June 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 (67.57%) DNS
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) HP
3 18 (48.65%) VMware
4 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
5 15 (40.54%) Citrix
5 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) Firewall
6 14 (37.84%) DHCP
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (37.84%) ITIL
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (32.43%) XenApp
8 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
9 11 (29.73%) MS Office
9 11 (29.73%) Dell
9 11 (29.73%) Android
10 10 (27.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (27.03%) Apple
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (27.03%) CCNA
10 10 (27.03%) Project Management
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 9 (24.32%) High Availability
12 8 (21.62%) vSphere
13 7 (18.92%) Brocade
13 7 (18.92%) Linux
14 6 (16.22%) LAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Lync
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) DNS
2 15 (40.54%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
5 5 (13.51%) SAN
6 4 (10.81%) LDAP
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.11%) SSH
8 1 (2.70%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) GCC
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.92%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) MFC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) WinForms
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) Qt
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.81%) AS400
1 4 (10.81%) LPAR
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
4 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
5 11 (29.73%) Android
6 10 (27.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.81%) UNIX
9 4 (10.81%) Solaris
10 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (5.41%) OS/400
12 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.70%) ThreadX
12 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) High Availability
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Security Management
7 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Information Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.70%) Change Management
8 1 (2.70%) UML
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Perl
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) Python
1 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
1 3 (8.11%) Bourne shell
1 3 (8.11%) C-shell
2 2 (5.41%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VB6
3 1 (2.70%) Lua
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) CCNA
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) RHCE
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) XenApp
3 8 (21.62%) vSphere
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Firmware
5 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) HP
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 11 (29.73%) Dell
4 10 (27.03%) Apple
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) Brocade
7 6 (16.22%) SAP
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) NetApp
10 3 (8.11%) Sun
10 3 (8.11%) EMC
11 2 (5.41%) IBM
11 2 (5.41%) BMC
12 1 (2.70%) Symantec
12 1 (2.70%) Perforce
12 1 (2.70%) Veritas
12 1 (2.70%) Avaya