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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.14% 1.88% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.42% 11.19% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate £355 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +66.66%
TCP/IP
Buckinghamshire

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
104 134 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.86% 16.83% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 63 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016, 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 19 (57.58%) HTTP
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) J2EE
3 16 (48.48%) JDBC
4 14 (42.42%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 12 (36.36%) Spring
6 12 (36.36%) Use Case
6 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 12 (36.36%) DHTML
6 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 12 (36.36%) JSP
6 12 (36.36%) Servlets
6 12 (36.36%) Struts
6 12 (36.36%) XML
6 12 (36.36%) CSS
6 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (36.36%) OO
6 12 (36.36%) JMS
6 12 (36.36%) Open Source
6 12 (36.36%) Software Architecture
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
9 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (21.21%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.06%) Liferay
4 1 (3.03%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
2 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) HTTP
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
5 4 (12.12%) Internet
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) Intranet
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Introscope
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
1 12 (36.36%) J2EE Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 12 (36.36%) JavaScript Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SOX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) J2EE
1 16 (48.48%) JDBC
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 12 (36.36%) DHTML
2 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) JMS
2 12 (36.36%) JSP
2 12 (36.36%) Servlets
2 12 (36.36%) Spring
2 12 (36.36%) Struts
2 12 (36.36%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) JNDI
4 4 (12.12%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.03%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) OO
1 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
1 12 (36.36%) Open Source
1 12 (36.36%) Software Architecture
1 12 (36.36%) Use Case
2 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
3 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (18.18%) Data Security
4 6 (18.18%) Security Patching
5 4 (12.12%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (12.12%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) VB
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) Jython
4 4 (12.12%) Korn
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) CCDP
1 1 (3.03%) CCNP
1 1 (3.03%) CCSA
1 1 (3.03%) CCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) VCP5
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) RACF
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) CA Wily
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) FatWire
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.03%) Brocade
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.03%) VMware