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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 49 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 2.26% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 11.93% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Median daily rate £263 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +28.57%
TCP/IP
Berkshire

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
175 176 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.18% 18.90% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 75 81
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £182 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.56 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £11.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.29 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, 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 35 (55.56%) Windows
1 35 (55.56%) DNS
2 29 (46.03%) Linux
3 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) HTTP
4 22 (34.92%) Hyper-V
5 21 (33.33%) BGP
5 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 20 (31.75%) IPsec
6 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (30.16%) DHCP
8 18 (28.57%) VPN
8 18 (28.57%) Cisco
9 17 (26.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
10 16 (25.40%) Firewall
11 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
11 15 (23.81%) VBScript
11 15 (23.81%) XML
12 14 (22.22%) IPv6
12 14 (22.22%) VMware
12 14 (22.22%) Degree
13 13 (20.63%) Load Balancing
13 13 (20.63%) MCSA
14 12 (19.05%) VB
14 12 (19.05%) .NET
14 12 (19.05%) C#
14 12 (19.05%) C++
14 12 (19.05%) CISSP

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 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) DNS
2 22 (34.92%) HTTP
3 21 (33.33%) BGP
4 20 (31.75%) IPsec
5 19 (30.16%) DHCP
6 18 (28.57%) VPN
7 16 (25.40%) Firewall
8 14 (22.22%) IPv6
9 12 (19.05%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (17.46%) OSPF
11 9 (14.29%) SAN
11 9 (14.29%) VRRP
12 7 (11.11%) Internet
12 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (11.11%) SMTP
12 7 (11.11%) SSL
12 7 (11.11%) Wireless
13 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
13 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.87%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Analyst
2 6 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Field Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) IP Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) IP Security Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Security Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Network Support
5 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) XML
2 12 (19.05%) .NET
3 11 (17.46%) CSS
4 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.76%) DCOM
5 3 (4.76%) RSS
6 1 (1.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.35%) iPad
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.76%) Clustering
5 3 (4.76%) PKI
5 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Linux
3 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 17 (26.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 8 (12.70%) Unix
7 3 (4.76%) CentOS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Load Balancing
2 12 (19.05%) Process Improvement
3 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
3 11 (17.46%) Presales
3 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
4 10 (15.87%) Workflow
5 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (11.11%) Open Source
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (7.94%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (7.94%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 5 (7.94%) High Availability
7 5 (7.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 5 (7.94%) SIEM
7 5 (7.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
2 15 (23.81%) VBScript
3 12 (19.05%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) C++
3 12 (19.05%) VB
4 10 (15.87%) C
5 4 (6.35%) SQL
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (22.22%) Degree
4 13 (20.63%) MCSA
5 12 (19.05%) CISSP
6 10 (15.87%) MCSE
7 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (12.70%) CCNA
8 8 (12.70%) MCSD
9 7 (11.11%) CCNP
9 7 (11.11%) CEH
9 7 (11.11%) GCIA
9 7 (11.11%) GCIH
10 6 (9.52%) MCP
11 5 (7.94%) CCSA
11 5 (7.94%) CCSE
11 5 (7.94%) MCITP
11 5 (7.94%) MCTS
12 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) Hyper-V
2 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.94%) ProxySG
5 4 (6.35%) vSphere
6 3 (4.76%) vCloud
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.17%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (9.52%) Ansible
2 6 (9.52%) Puppet
3 5 (7.94%) FortiGate
3 5 (7.94%) Nagios
3 5 (7.94%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (7.94%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.76%) RSA Archer
4 3 (4.76%) SCCM
4 3 (4.76%) WMI
5 2 (3.17%) Perfmon
5 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.17%) WSUS
6 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.57%) Cisco
3 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 14 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (12.70%) F5
6 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.94%) Dell
7 5 (7.94%) Hitachi
7 5 (7.94%) HP
7 5 (7.94%) IBM
7 5 (7.94%) Intel
7 5 (7.94%) NetWitness
8 4 (6.35%) Qualys
9 3 (4.76%) Citrix
9 3 (4.76%) EMC
10 2 (3.17%) FireEye
11 1 (1.59%) Aruba
11 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.59%) Veeam