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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 54 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 2.40% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 15.74% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £450 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £355 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £385 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

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
147 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.79% 15.23% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 34 53
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Intel Security
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
5 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) TippingPoint
6 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
6 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (31.25%) Information Security
6 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
6 5 (31.25%) GFI Software
6 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
6 5 (31.25%) Rapid7
6 5 (31.25%) 802.1X
6 5 (31.25%) FireEye
6 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 7 (43.75%) SSL
2 7 (43.75%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
5 1 (6.25%) WAAS
5 1 (6.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Introscope
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Information Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Unix Developer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior MySQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JDBC
2 1 (6.25%) JNDI
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
1 5 (31.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 5 (31.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (31.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Jython
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) CCAA
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nexpose
2 1 (6.25%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) Intel Security
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
4 5 (31.25%) FireEye
4 5 (31.25%) GFI Software
4 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Rapid7
4 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
4 5 (31.25%) TippingPoint
5 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Aruba
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) Tufin