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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.36% 1.63% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 11.43% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -19.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.85 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -15.14%
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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
20 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.09% 14.23% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 14
Average daily rate £400 £425 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £315 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) CCVP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) Websense
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco