The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 33 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.38% - 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.42 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -7.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.95% 14.94% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Luton region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Luton

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Luton region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) HP SIM
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) WSUS
6 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Thin Client

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (20.00%) PBX
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) DMZ
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMFS
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Wyse
5 3 (30.00%) CommVault
6 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) BT
6 2 (20.00%) Aastra
7 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (10.00%) 3Com
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (10.00%) Dell