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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 49 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.78% 3.62% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.13% 17.50% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 9
Median daily rate £380 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +19.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
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
286 200 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.88% 20.68% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 73 93
Median daily rate £400 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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
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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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 45 (55.56%) Windows
1 45 (55.56%) DNS
2 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
3 31 (38.27%) Linux
4 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 26 (32.10%) Hyper-V
6 23 (28.40%) Cisco
6 23 (28.40%) Firewall
7 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (27.16%) BGP
7 22 (27.16%) VPN
7 22 (27.16%) DHCP
8 20 (24.69%) HTTP
8 20 (24.69%) IPsec
9 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (20.99%) VMware
10 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
11 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
11 16 (19.75%) MCSA
11 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (18.52%) Load Balancing
12 15 (18.52%) IPv6
13 14 (17.28%) SNMP
13 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
13 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (17.28%) SAN
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.05%) OSPF
14 13 (16.05%) SMTP

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 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (55.56%) DNS
2 23 (28.40%) Firewall
3 22 (27.16%) BGP
3 22 (27.16%) DHCP
3 22 (27.16%) VPN
4 20 (24.69%) HTTP
4 20 (24.69%) IPsec
5 15 (18.52%) IPv6
6 14 (17.28%) SAN
6 14 (17.28%) SNMP
7 13 (16.05%) OSPF
7 13 (16.05%) SMTP
8 11 (13.58%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (12.35%) Wireless
10 9 (11.11%) Ethernet
10 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (11.11%) VoIP
11 8 (9.88%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (9.88%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (9.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.35%) Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) Back Office
2 8 (9.88%) Front Office
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Back Office Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) IP Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) CSS
2 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.94%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.70%) DCOM
5 3 (3.70%) RSS
6 2 (2.47%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.23%) WAP
7 1 (1.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Public Cloud
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) Statistics
4 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.94%) iPad
6 4 (4.94%) PKI
7 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.70%) Clustering
7 3 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.47%) DTV
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) IPTV
8 2 (2.47%) MPEG
8 2 (2.47%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.47%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 45 (55.56%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Linux
3 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.58%) Unix
6 9 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.70%) CentOS
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.47%) NetWare
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.23%) Solaris
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.05%) Presales
3 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 12 (14.81%) Process Improvement
4 10 (12.35%) Problem Management
4 10 (12.35%) Validation
4 10 (12.35%) Workflow
5 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 9 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Capacity Management
6 8 (9.88%) ITIL
7 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Open Source
7 7 (8.64%) SIEM
8 6 (7.41%) Security Operations
9 5 (6.17%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (6.17%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.17%) High Availability
9 5 (6.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.81%) VBScript
3 10 (12.35%) C
4 9 (11.11%) C#
4 9 (11.11%) C++
4 9 (11.11%) VB
5 6 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (19.75%) MCSA
3 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (17.28%) Degree
4 12 (14.81%) CISSP
4 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (12.35%) CCNA
6 9 (11.11%) CEH
6 9 (11.11%) GCIA
6 9 (11.11%) GCIH
6 9 (11.11%) MCSE
6 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 8 (9.88%) MCP
7 8 (9.88%) MCSD
8 5 (6.17%) CCNP
8 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
8 5 (6.17%) MCITP
8 5 (6.17%) MCTS
9 3 (3.70%) CCSA
9 3 (3.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 9 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Hyper-V
2 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.70%) vCloud
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (8.64%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (7.41%) SCCM
4 5 (6.17%) Ansible
4 5 (6.17%) Nagios
4 5 (6.17%) Puppet
5 3 (3.70%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.70%) RSA Archer
5 3 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (3.70%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.70%) WMI
5 3 (3.70%) WSUS
6 2 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) Cisco
3 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.99%) VMware
4 11 (13.58%) HP
5 8 (9.88%) Dell
5 8 (9.88%) F5
5 8 (9.88%) Hitachi
5 8 (9.88%) Huawei
5 8 (9.88%) IBM
5 8 (9.88%) Intel
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.64%) NetWitness
7 5 (6.17%) EMC
8 4 (4.94%) Juniper
8 4 (4.94%) Qualys
9 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle
10 2 (2.47%) Adobe
10 2 (2.47%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago