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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.00% 1.67% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 17.65% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£133 £145 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -63.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 - £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
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
27 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.72% 9.44% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 9
Average daily rate £373 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £145 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 - £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

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 20 November 2014, 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Northgate
5 1 (20.00%) Capita
5 1 (20.00%) Academy Housing
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) Capita