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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 3.68% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 15.63% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £124 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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
190 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.97% 23.57% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
Average daily rate £350 £390 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (29.73%) VMware
5 10 (27.03%) HP
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (24.32%) Firewall
6 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) LAN
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco
8 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
8 7 (18.92%) VPN
8 7 (18.92%) PKI
9 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 6 (16.22%) Internet
9 6 (16.22%) CCNA
9 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.22%) UNIX
9 6 (16.22%) Management Information System

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (13.51%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 6 (16.22%) Internet
5 6 (16.22%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) HTTP
6 4 (10.81%) VLAN
7 3 (8.11%) DSL
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) SSH
7 3 (8.11%) Network Security
7 3 (8.11%) SSL
8 2 (5.41%) SAN
8 2 (5.41%) FTP
8 2 (5.41%) ADSL
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.41%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) GDB
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Field Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.70%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) DCOM
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) PKI
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.41%) IPTV
3 2 (5.41%) MPEG
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
4 3 (8.11%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
2 5 (13.51%) VBScript
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) RHCSA
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) HNC
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) GIAC
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) WMI
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) Citrix
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Veritas
8 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Altiris
8 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) Isilon
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
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