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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 41 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 36 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.63% 2.13% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 8.49% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £141 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -8.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
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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
192 259 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.35% 25.05% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 74
Average daily rate £363 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (29.41%) UNIX
5 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
6 13 (25.49%) HTTP
6 13 (25.49%) VMware
6 13 (25.49%) DV Cleared
6 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (21.57%) DNS
7 11 (21.57%) JMS
7 11 (21.57%) XML
8 10 (19.61%) SOAP
8 10 (19.61%) WSDL
8 10 (19.61%) IBM
8 10 (19.61%) Middleware
8 10 (19.61%) DataPower
8 10 (19.61%) High Availability
8 10 (19.61%) Big Data
8 10 (19.61%) Low Latency
9 9 (17.65%) SCCM
9 9 (17.65%) PKI
9 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 9 (17.65%) HP
10 8 (15.69%) DHCP
10 8 (15.69%) Java

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (13.73%) MS Exchange
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.76%) JBoss
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) HTTP
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 8 (15.69%) DHCP
3 8 (15.69%) SSH
4 7 (13.73%) 4G
4 7 (13.73%) Ethernet
4 7 (13.73%) 3G
5 6 (11.76%) Firewall
6 5 (9.80%) IPsec
6 5 (9.80%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (9.80%) LTE
6 5 (9.80%) SSL
6 5 (9.80%) 3GPP
7 3 (5.88%) VPN
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) MPLS
8 2 (3.92%) OSPF
8 2 (3.92%) BGP
8 2 (3.92%) DOCSIS
8 2 (3.92%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Tester
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Field Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX Team Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Support
6 1 (1.96%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) XML
1 11 (21.57%) JMS
2 10 (19.61%) WSDL
2 10 (19.61%) SOAP
2 10 (19.61%) Middleware
3 7 (13.73%) HTML
4 5 (9.80%) J2EE
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) DataPower
2 9 (17.65%) PKI
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.84%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.92%) IPTV
6 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.92%) STB
6 2 (3.92%) MPEG
6 2 (3.92%) DTV
7 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.96%) PDA
7 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 15 (29.41%) UNIX
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Solaris
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.96%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) High Availability
1 10 (19.61%) Low Latency
2 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) Line Management
5 4 (7.84%) Release Management
6 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) DRM
6 2 (3.92%) Video Processing
7 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL
7 1 (1.96%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.96%) Web Development
7 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.96%) HNC
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
1 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
2 13 (25.49%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) IBM
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle
6 4 (7.84%) Sun
6 4 (7.84%) McAfee
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas
7 2 (3.92%) Apple
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) Adobe
7 2 (3.92%) Tektronix
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) Isilon
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) Altiris