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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 66 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.79% 1.98% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 16.28% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£329 £150 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.16% -41.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £150 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £163 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
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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
123 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.96% 12.16% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 17
Average daily rate £350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £179 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Banking
5 7 (31.82%) F5
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) OSPF
7 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) Data Security
7 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
7 5 (22.73%) SIEM
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (18.18%) HSRP
8 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (18.18%) Information Security
8 4 (18.18%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) OSPF
4 5 (22.73%) BGP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (18.18%) HSRP
5 4 (18.18%) VRRP
5 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) ADSL
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Introscope
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) IVR
2 3 (13.64%) e-Health
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Data Security
1 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (22.73%) SIEM
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIP
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) 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 3 (13.64%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
4 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
4 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) FatWire
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) SAP