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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 48 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.82% 3.45% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 12.38% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Median daily rate £375 £360 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +89.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £12.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
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
126 202 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.67% 27.90% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 93 48
Median daily rate £425 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -50.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £33.10 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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
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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Stevenage +3 8 £305 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £190 -5.00%
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £400 +11.11%
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (58.33%) LAN
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) Juniper
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
6 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Network Security
7 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 7 (29.17%) Network Management
7 7 (29.17%) Broadband
7 7 (29.17%) ISDN
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) Network Design
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (16.67%) MS Office
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 3 (12.50%) F5

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (29.17%) Broadband
5 7 (29.17%) ISDN
5 7 (29.17%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.17%) DHCP
8 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.17%) FTP
8 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.17%) SSL
8 1 (4.17%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Support
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Juniper Support
7 3 (12.50%) Network Support
7 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) Qt
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) e-Health
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) AWK
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Brocade
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) 3Com
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp