The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.56% 1.37% 7.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.28% 14.58% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.26% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.79 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +5.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.23 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.36 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.44%
TCP/IP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 48 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.81% 9.38% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 23 37
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 8 £320 +10.34% 3
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
6 3 (21.43%) Snort
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) Multicast
8 1 (7.14%) Puppet
8 1 (7.14%) Modbus
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
8 1 (7.14%) CentOS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Multicast
4 1 (7.14%) Modbus
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat