The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 46 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.59% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 4.35% -
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 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
TCP/IP
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.57% 11.00% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 11
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
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 Oxford

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Snort
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Multicast
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Multicast
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco