The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.71% 3.50% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 13.46% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate £420 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £438 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.47% 26.00% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 25
Average daily rate £420 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
TCP/IP
South East

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 16 April 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 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 5 (35.71%) CCVP
2 5 (35.71%) MGCP
2 5 (35.71%) H.323
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) NEC
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) Nortel
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) PBX
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Perl

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 5 (35.71%) MGCP
2 5 (35.71%) H.323
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) PBX
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) VRRP
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Voice Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) STB
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCVP
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
1 1 (7.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Munin
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) NEC
3 3 (21.43%) Nortel
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
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