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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 51 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 5.00% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.71% 22.87% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 14
Median daily rate £250 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £168 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £440 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -3.72%
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
164 223 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.00% 21.84% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 122 93
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 25 September 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 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
5 13 (33.33%) Cisco
5 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (30.77%) DHCP
7 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
8 10 (25.64%) BGP
8 10 (25.64%) HTTP
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
8 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 9 (23.08%) VBScript
9 9 (23.08%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) CCNP
10 8 (20.51%) CCNA
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.51%) VPN
10 8 (20.51%) Firewall
10 8 (20.51%) Wireshark
11 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
11 7 (17.95%) IPsec
11 7 (17.95%) VMware
11 7 (17.95%) CISSP
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
12 6 (15.38%) VB
12 6 (15.38%) .NET
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.38%) C#

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 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) DHCP
3 10 (25.64%) BGP
3 10 (25.64%) HTTP
4 8 (20.51%) Firewall
4 8 (20.51%) VPN
4 8 (20.51%) Wireshark
5 7 (17.95%) IPsec
6 6 (15.38%) OSPF
6 6 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (12.82%) Internet
7 5 (12.82%) IPv6
7 5 (12.82%) MPLS
7 5 (12.82%) SMTP
8 4 (10.26%) LAN
8 4 (10.26%) RIP
8 4 (10.26%) SNMP
8 4 (10.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Back Office
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) IP Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) IP Security Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.13%) Network Support
4 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) DCOM
5 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
1 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.82%) Presales
2 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
3 4 (10.26%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (10.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (10.26%) High Availability
3 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
3 4 (10.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 9 (23.08%) VBScript
2 6 (15.38%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) C++
2 6 (15.38%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) C
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.08%) CCNP
3 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.95%) CISSP
5 6 (15.38%) Degree
6 5 (12.82%) CCIE
6 5 (12.82%) MCSA
7 4 (10.26%) CCSA
7 4 (10.26%) CCSE
7 4 (10.26%) MCSE
8 3 (7.69%) CEH
8 3 (7.69%) GCIA
8 3 (7.69%) GCIH
8 3 (7.69%) ISEB
8 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (7.69%) MCP
8 3 (7.69%) MCSD
8 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (7.69%) WMI
4 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
4 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) RSA Archer
5 1 (2.56%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.38%) F5
5 5 (12.82%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.26%) Ericsson
6 4 (10.26%) Huawei
6 4 (10.26%) Nokia
6 4 (10.26%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Dell
7 3 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) Qualys
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.13%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.13%) IBM
8 2 (5.13%) Intel
9 1 (2.56%) Avaya