The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.00% 1.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£455 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.60% 9.26% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate £375 £406 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £331 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £481 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) AWK
2 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Site Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) SIEM
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) AWK
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) GCIA
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) MOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight