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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 51 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 27 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.61% 2.11% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.80% 9.17% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
Average daily rate
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£417 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.52% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £143 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.01% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.67 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
211 240 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.43% 23.03% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 65
Average daily rate £338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £188 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
5 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (29.27%) DNS
6 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
7 11 (26.83%) UNIX
8 10 (24.39%) HP
8 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (21.95%) SCCM
9 9 (21.95%) DHCP
10 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
10 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
10 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
11 6 (14.63%) SCOM
11 6 (14.63%) Java
11 6 (14.63%) HTTP
11 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
11 6 (14.63%) Firewall
11 6 (14.63%) SSH
12 5 (12.20%) Middleware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) DNS
2 9 (21.95%) DHCP
3 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
4 6 (14.63%) HTTP
4 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) SSH
5 5 (12.20%) 4G
5 5 (12.20%) 3G
6 3 (7.32%) SSL
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) 3GPP
6 3 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (7.32%) LTE
6 3 (7.32%) IPsec
7 2 (4.88%) 2G
7 2 (4.88%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (4.88%) GSM
7 2 (4.88%) RIP
7 2 (4.88%) SNMP
7 2 (4.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Tester
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Support
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Middleware
1 5 (12.20%) XML
1 5 (12.20%) JMS
2 4 (9.76%) WSDL
2 4 (9.76%) SOAP
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) DataPower
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.88%) IPTV
4 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.88%) STB
4 2 (4.88%) MPEG
4 2 (4.88%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) UNIX
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.32%) Solaris
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) High Availability
3 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
3 3 (7.32%) Line Management
4 2 (4.88%) Release Management
4 2 (4.88%) Time Management
4 2 (4.88%) Video Processing
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Scrum
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) DRM
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Information Security
5 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) HNC
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) VMware
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 10 (24.39%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Veritas
6 2 (4.88%) Altiris
6 2 (4.88%) Tektronix
6 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.88%) Isilon
6 2 (4.88%) Adobe
6 2 (4.88%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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