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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 30 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.43% 2.11% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 15.00% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £204 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.79% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -8.62%
TCP/IP
South East

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
46 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.62% 14.04% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 47
Median daily rate £200 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.45 £37.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.46% +214.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Broadband
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Nortel
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (10.00%) Unicast
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) HACMP
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) AIX

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Broadband
1 3 (30.00%) MPLS
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Unicast
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas