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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 29 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.82% 3.19% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 15.09% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.16%
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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
27 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.07% 21.12% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 16
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) CCVP
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Web AS
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
1 1 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Websense
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 2 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP