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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.26% 2.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +8.72%
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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
17 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.69% 9.22% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Average daily rate £300 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (25.00%) C-shell
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) SSH

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (25.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse