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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 39 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 28 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.80% 3.69% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 14.47% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 11
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £45.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

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
206 235 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.95% 25.52% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 114 96
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 19 (42.22%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) CCNP
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (33.33%) Back Office
3 15 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 15 (33.33%) Juniper
3 15 (33.33%) ITIL
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 13 (28.89%) Ericsson
5 13 (28.89%) Nokia
5 13 (28.89%) CCIE
5 13 (28.89%) 3G
5 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
5 13 (28.89%) Huawei
5 13 (28.89%) 2G
5 13 (28.89%) Nokia Networks
5 13 (28.89%) 4G
6 12 (26.67%) ICMP
6 12 (26.67%) HTTP
7 11 (24.44%) Java
7 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
7 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
7 11 (24.44%) Ansible
8 10 (22.22%) SELinux
8 10 (22.22%) Prototyping
8 10 (22.22%) Ubuntu

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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 13 (28.89%) 2G
2 13 (28.89%) 3G
2 13 (28.89%) 4G
3 12 (26.67%) HTTP
3 12 (26.67%) ICMP
4 10 (22.22%) DHCP
4 10 (22.22%) DNS
4 10 (22.22%) SSH
5 9 (20.00%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) WAN
7 6 (13.33%) MPLS
8 4 (8.89%) VoIP
9 3 (6.67%) Firewall
9 3 (6.67%) WLAN
10 2 (4.44%) HSRP
10 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.44%) Network Security
10 2 (4.44%) OSPF
10 2 (4.44%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 15 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
2 7 (15.56%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Python Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Java Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Open Source Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) CentOS
3 10 (22.22%) Debian
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 10 (22.22%) Unix
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) AIX
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Prototyping
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 4 (8.89%) Open Source
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.67%) Open Source Development
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.22%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (2.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) CCNP
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 13 (28.89%) CCIE
4 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.22%) CCIP
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Ansible
2 10 (22.22%) SELinux
3 6 (13.33%) SCCM
4 4 (8.89%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Juniper
3 13 (28.89%) Ericsson
3 13 (28.89%) Huawei
3 13 (28.89%) Nokia
3 13 (28.89%) Nokia Networks
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Aruba
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos