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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 50 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 5.31% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 27.08% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Median daily rate £425 £494 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +41.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £429 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £524 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +19.60%
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
57 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.04% 19.59% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 27
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Veritas
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) LDAP
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) HACMP
2 6 (54.55%) NFS
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Broadband
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Broadband
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) PSTN
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) Unicast
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) HACMP
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) NFS
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) iManage
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec