The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 21 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.36% 0.43% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.26% 8.58% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
Average daily rate £338 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £196 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £308 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +25.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

TCP/IP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Polycom
5 1 (16.67%) Smartphone

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PC Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom