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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 36 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.76% 2.14% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 12.50% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £305 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
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
34 64 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.88% 17.11% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 12
Average daily rate £296 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £18.80 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) IBM Notes
5 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (57.14%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Adobe
5 8 (57.14%) Lotus
5 8 (57.14%) Acrobat
5 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 8 (57.14%) DameWare
5 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 8 (57.14%) Release Management
5 8 (57.14%) Change Control
5 8 (57.14%) Software Distribution
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) PBX
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) FTP
9 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
9 3 (21.43%) ADSL
9 3 (21.43%) ISDN
9 3 (21.43%) IIS
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) Billing

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) ADSL
5 3 (21.43%) CTI
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) FTP
5 3 (21.43%) ISDN
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) MRTG
5 3 (21.43%) PBX
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) VSAT
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Billing
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Change Control
2 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 8 (57.14%) Release Management
2 8 (57.14%) Software Distribution
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) DameWare
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Adobe
1 8 (57.14%) Lotus
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware