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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 34 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.42% 2.36% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 17.50% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £174 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £373 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £535 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +20.00%
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
43 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.30% 13.51% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 30
Median daily rate £205 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £325 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) HACMP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) LAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) PSTN
4 1 (11.11%) Unicast
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) HACMP
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) iManage
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase