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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.64% 2.89% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.71% 18.49% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
124 119 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.28% 15.66% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 25
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £239 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.80% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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
Stevenage +6 4 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £375 +36.36% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £200 - 3
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - - 3
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (51.61%) Windows
1 16 (51.61%) HP
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco
5 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) DHCP
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
8 7 (22.58%) XenApp
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
8 7 (22.58%) vSphere
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
9 6 (19.35%) XML
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) MS Office
9 6 (19.35%) LAN
9 6 (19.35%) Dell
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.13%) Apple
10 5 (16.13%) WAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) SSH
4 5 (16.13%) WAN
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) LDAP
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.45%) FTP
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) X.25
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Moq
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) FxCop
2 1 (3.23%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) XSL
2 4 (12.90%) XSLT
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) WCF
2 4 (12.90%) LINQ
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (6.45%) POCO
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) iSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Tandem
3 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) AS400
3 2 (6.45%) EMV
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Android
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 3 (9.68%) ThreadX
7 3 (9.68%) OS/400
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) Code Coverage
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
3 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) OOP
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Information Management
5 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VBScript
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Lua
3 3 (9.68%) Bourne shell
3 3 (9.68%) C-shell
4 2 (6.45%) COBOL
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Korn
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNA
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCDST
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) vSphere
4 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) HP
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.13%) Apple
7 4 (12.90%) NetApp
8 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) Sun
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
9 2 (6.45%) BMC
10 1 (3.23%) Symantec
10 1 (3.23%) Mitel
10 1 (3.23%) Altiris
10 1 (3.23%) Avaya