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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 30 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.66% 2.02% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 15.79% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Median daily rate £190 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.58% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £350 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £469 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -3.72%
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
52 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.77% 12.79% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 39
Median daily rate £200 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £300 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Broadband
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) Nortel
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Perl

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 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Broadband
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) Multicast
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Unicast
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) IP Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) HACMP
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase