The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 41 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 27 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.69% 3.52% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.25% 12.28% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 9
Median daily rate £500 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £190 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.26%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
177 285 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.21% 28.67% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 150 78
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 21 (42.00%) Cisco
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) Linux
3 18 (36.00%) CCNP
3 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (34.00%) ICMP
4 17 (34.00%) HTTP
5 16 (32.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) Juniper
5 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 15 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 15 (30.00%) Ansible
6 15 (30.00%) SELinux
6 15 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 15 (30.00%) CentOS
6 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (30.00%) SSH
6 15 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 15 (30.00%) Back Office
6 15 (30.00%) Debian
6 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.00%) ITIL
6 15 (30.00%) Unix
6 15 (30.00%) Python
6 15 (30.00%) CCNA
7 14 (28.00%) CCIE
7 14 (28.00%) Huawei
8 13 (26.00%) 4G

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) HTTP
1 17 (34.00%) ICMP
2 15 (30.00%) SSH
2 15 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 13 (26.00%) 2G
3 13 (26.00%) 3G
3 13 (26.00%) 4G
4 9 (18.00%) DHCP
5 8 (16.00%) DNS
5 8 (16.00%) LAN
6 6 (12.00%) MPLS
6 6 (12.00%) WAN
7 5 (10.00%) Firewall
8 4 (8.00%) VoIP
9 3 (6.00%) BGP
9 3 (6.00%) OSPF
9 3 (6.00%) WLAN
10 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.00%) SNMP
10 2 (4.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Python Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Java Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Java Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 15 (30.00%) CentOS
2 15 (30.00%) Debian
2 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (30.00%) Ubuntu
2 15 (30.00%) Unix
3 13 (26.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) DevOps
2 12 (24.00%) Prototyping
3 7 (14.00%) Open Source
4 6 (12.00%) Open Source Development
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.00%) Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Network Design
7 1 (2.00%) Presales
7 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
1 16 (32.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) CCNP
2 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (30.00%) CCNA
5 14 (28.00%) CCIE
6 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) CCIP
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Ansible
1 15 (30.00%) SELinux
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) Juniper
3 14 (28.00%) Huawei
4 13 (26.00%) Ericsson
4 13 (26.00%) Nokia
4 13 (26.00%) Nokia Networks
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat