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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.30% 1.99% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 66.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
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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
9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.84% 2.99% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Average daily rate £288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Wyse
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault