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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 23 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.66% 5.00% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 20.58% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £123 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £382 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.92 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.42 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -7.49%
TCP/IP
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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
222 243 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.64% 24.30% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 111
Average daily rate £375 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) DNS
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) Cisco
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 11 (25.58%) IIS
6 11 (25.58%) PKI
7 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
8 9 (20.93%) SCCM
8 9 (20.93%) SCOM
8 9 (20.93%) VBScript
8 9 (20.93%) DCOM
8 9 (20.93%) VPN
8 9 (20.93%) Internet
8 9 (20.93%) WMI
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (18.60%) Firewall
9 8 (18.60%) WAN
10 7 (16.28%) LAN
10 7 (16.28%) C
10 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) VMware
12 5 (11.63%) NetApp
12 5 (11.63%) Embedded C

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) Internet
2 9 (20.93%) VPN
3 8 (18.60%) WAN
3 8 (18.60%) Firewall
4 7 (16.28%) LAN
5 5 (11.63%) IPv4
5 5 (11.63%) IPv6
6 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
6 4 (9.30%) HTTP
6 4 (9.30%) SMTP
7 3 (6.98%) DHCP
7 3 (6.98%) VLAN
8 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.65%) DVB
8 2 (4.65%) RTP
8 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.65%) RTSP
8 2 (4.65%) Multicast
9 1 (2.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) GDB
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Field Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Programmer
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C Programmer
5 4 (9.30%) IT Support
5 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) DCOM
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) WAP
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) MPEG
3 2 (4.65%) Streaming Media
3 2 (4.65%) IPTV
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) SUSE
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) VBScript
3 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (16.28%) C
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
6 2 (4.65%) MCP
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.33%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) WMI
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
1 9 (20.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Juniper
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Altiris
7 2 (4.65%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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