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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 53 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.74% 3.74% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 16.09% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £133 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -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
184 230 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.40% 23.26% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 69
Average daily rate £350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1014.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) HP
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.75%) VPN
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) DHCP
7 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) UNIX
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 5 (15.63%) Citrix
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (12.50%) SSH
9 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) CCNA
9 4 (12.50%) SSL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
2 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) SSH
4 4 (12.50%) SSL
4 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) DSL
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (6.25%) 2G
6 2 (6.25%) RTSP
6 2 (6.25%) DVB
6 2 (6.25%) RTP
6 2 (6.25%) SS7
6 2 (6.25%) 3G
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Support
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Tester
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Streaming Media
2 2 (6.25%) IPTV
2 2 (6.25%) MPEG
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.38%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
2 3 (9.38%) Time Management
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
2 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) SIEM
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) HNC
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (3.13%) GIAC
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) Juniper
7 3 (9.38%) Veritas
8 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.25%) Altiris
8 2 (6.25%) Sun
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) Isilon
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Lotus
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
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