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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 33 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.71% 0.88% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 7.14% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £305 £320 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +18.96%
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
36 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.77% 12.39% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 10
Median daily rate £350 £348 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £23.25 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £17.40 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £28.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) DameWare
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Billing
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) ADSL
5 3 (33.33%) ISDN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) PBX
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Lotus
5 3 (33.33%) Acrobat
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (33.33%) CTI
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) MRTG
4 3 (33.33%) PBX
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) VSAT
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) DameWare
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Lotus
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware