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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 54 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.85% 1.60% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 7.60% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £315 £338 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £235 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £396 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -0.97%
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
144 171 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.45% 21.01% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 56
Median daily rate £340 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +7.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 +5 3 £275 -38.88% 1
Stevenage +6 1 - - 3
St Albans - 1 £325 - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) Broadband
4 7 (38.89%) ISDN
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Network Design
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) DHCP
8 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) Degree

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (38.89%) Broadband
3 7 (38.89%) ISDN
4 5 (27.78%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.11%) IPsec
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) SMTP
7 2 (11.11%) SNMP
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Support
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper Support
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) AWK
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) MCTS
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas