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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% 3.64% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 31.03% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
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
21 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.86% 11.74% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 21
Median daily rate £325 £285 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.45 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.46% +56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 3 December 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 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) ODBC
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless

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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Broadband
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IP Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Games Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase