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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 1.68% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 16.87% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +5.88%
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
174 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.13% 9.98% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 36
Average daily rate £383 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £12.00 £21.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2015, 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 14 (32.56%) Firewall
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) LAN
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) Linux
4 11 (25.58%) IBM
4 11 (25.58%) Sourcefire
5 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
5 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
5 10 (23.26%) Windows
5 10 (23.26%) Finance
6 9 (20.93%) F5
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (18.60%) Migration
7 8 (18.60%) JDBC
7 8 (18.60%) J2EE
7 8 (18.60%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) CCNP
8 7 (16.28%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (16.28%) Snort
9 6 (13.95%) Spring
9 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.95%) Open Source
9 6 (13.95%) FTP
9 6 (13.95%) Citrix
9 6 (13.95%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) LAN
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
4 6 (13.95%) DNS
4 6 (13.95%) FTP
5 5 (11.63%) SSL
5 5 (11.63%) HSRP
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
5 5 (11.63%) VRRP
5 5 (11.63%) OSPF
5 5 (11.63%) BGP
6 4 (9.30%) tcpdump
6 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security
6 4 (9.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Ant
1 4 (9.30%) JUnit
1 4 (9.30%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Introscope
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) J2EE
1 8 (18.60%) JDBC
2 6 (13.95%) JSP
2 6 (13.95%) Servlets
2 6 (13.95%) DHTML
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) Struts
2 6 (13.95%) XML
2 6 (13.95%) JMS
2 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
2 6 (13.95%) Spring
2 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) JPA
3 4 (9.30%) Ajax
3 4 (9.30%) JSON
3 4 (9.30%) Dojo
4 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.33%) SCADA
5 1 (2.33%) Ergonomics
5 1 (2.33%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) OO
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
1 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (13.95%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (13.95%) Open Source
3 5 (11.63%) SIEM
3 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (9.30%) UML
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) C
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) Jython
6 2 (4.65%) Korn
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCDP
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) MCP
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCIP
6 2 (4.65%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) HL7
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Snort
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Firmware
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) IBM
2 11 (25.58%) Sourcefire
3 9 (20.93%) F5
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Juniper
6 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) McAfee
7 3 (6.98%) Brocade
7 3 (6.98%) IronPort
8 2 (4.65%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.65%) TOWER Software
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat