The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Kent
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% 1.66% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 14.81% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £450 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +227.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.31% 11.20% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 26
Median daily rate £373 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +266.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Kent region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Kent region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Games

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Broadband
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IP Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel