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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Kent
Rank 40 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.75% 2.04% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 16.67% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £150 £320 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +132.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £189 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £515 £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +14.66%

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
39 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.55% 12.24% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 30
Median daily rate £350 £201 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.56% -55.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £195 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP