The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 62 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 2.85% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 24.19% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 62 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.98% 11.76% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 40
Average daily rate £325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
5 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (15.79%) MCITP
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) CCNA
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Juniper
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (10.53%) CA Wily

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Liferay
4 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) HTTP
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
4 2 (10.53%) ADSL
4 2 (10.53%) Broadband
4 2 (10.53%) 3G
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Introscope
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JNDI
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) JDBC
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PDA
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) e-Health
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) Online Security
3 1 (5.26%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Jython
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) OVSD
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) Plesk
2 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) BT
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) FatWire
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) F5