The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 42 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.25% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 3.13% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
TCP/IP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.16% 9.04% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 25
Average daily rate £350 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Northamptonshire region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Northamptonshire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 - - 5
TCP/IP
East Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (40.00%) hybris
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) VRRP
4 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 3 (30.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CCIP
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft