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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.24% 3.28% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 18.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £271 £513 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.07% +107.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £457 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +28.57%
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
50 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.48% 17.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 29
Median daily rate £325 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £185 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) NFS
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Veritas
2 6 (46.15%) HACMP
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) Avaya
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Broadband
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Broadband
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 2 (15.38%) PSTN
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) Multicast
6 1 (7.69%) Unicast
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 4 (30.77%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (46.15%) HACMP
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCDST
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) NFS
2 5 (38.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Veritas
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) iManage
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec