The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 28 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% - 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.65% 11.96% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 13
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
TCP/IP
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 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 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Northgate
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Academy Housing
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) GNU Toolchain
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Northgate
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Apple