The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.63% 0.44% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 4.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
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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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.74% 9.29% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 30
Average daily rate £265 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £515 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Video on Demand
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) FreeBSD
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) IIS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) RTP
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) FreeBSD
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco