The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 55 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 1.16% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 9.89% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £240 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -11.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £16.92 £18.34
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.74%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 91 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.39% 11.74% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 42
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £44.97 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.20% +128.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.18 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.99 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (22.73%) Data Security
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
6 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
6 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (22.73%) SIEM
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 4 (18.18%) WebCenter
7 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (18.18%) CA Wily
7 4 (18.18%) Introscope
7 4 (18.18%) F5
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 4 (18.18%) Liferay
7 4 (18.18%) FatWire
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) Liferay
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) OSPF
4 5 (22.73%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 4 (18.18%) Intranet
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) HTTP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (13.64%) HSRP
6 3 (13.64%) VRRP
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Introscope
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Content Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) IVR
1 1 (4.55%) e-Health
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Data Security
1 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
1 5 (22.73%) SIEM
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Online Security
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Snort
3 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
2 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) FatWire
2 4 (18.18%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) NetQoS