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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 32 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.25% 1.48% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.31% 6.95% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 18
Average daily rate £338 £372 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% +28.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £111 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (53.57%) DNS
2 38 (45.24%) Windows
3 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
4 23 (27.38%) Firewall
4 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
5 21 (25.00%) Cisco
6 19 (22.62%) VPN
6 19 (22.62%) LAN
6 19 (22.62%) VMware
7 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
8 16 (19.05%) OSPF
8 16 (19.05%) BGP
8 16 (19.05%) SQL
8 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 16 (19.05%) VLAN
9 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
9 15 (17.86%) IIS
9 15 (17.86%) DHCP
10 14 (16.67%) SNMP
10 14 (16.67%) Linux
10 14 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 13 (15.48%) Validation
11 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
11 13 (15.48%) Juniper
11 13 (15.48%) CheckPoint
11 13 (15.48%) F5
12 12 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (17.86%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) CMS
6 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (53.57%) DNS
2 23 (27.38%) Firewall
3 19 (22.62%) LAN
3 19 (22.62%) VPN
4 16 (19.05%) BGP
4 16 (19.05%) OSPF
4 16 (19.05%) VLAN
5 15 (17.86%) DHCP
6 14 (16.67%) SNMP
7 11 (13.10%) Ethernet
7 11 (13.10%) SMTP
7 11 (13.10%) VoIP
8 10 (11.90%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (11.90%) iSCSI
8 10 (11.90%) WebEx
9 8 (9.52%) WAN
10 7 (8.33%) Network Security
10 7 (8.33%) SAN
11 6 (7.14%) Wireless
12 5 (5.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.90%) Back Office
1 10 (11.90%) Front Office
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Back Office Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) WAP
3 2 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.19%) CSS3
4 1 (1.19%) Esper
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
4 1 (1.19%) LAMP
4 1 (1.19%) Memcached
4 1 (1.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.10%) Statistics
3 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.57%) DTV
5 3 (3.57%) IPTV
5 3 (3.57%) MPEG
5 3 (3.57%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.57%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.19%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.67%) Linux
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Unix
6 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.38%) NetWare
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (15.48%) Validation
3 11 (13.10%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.90%) Capacity Management
5 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.14%) Network Design
5 6 (7.14%) Workflow
6 5 (5.95%) Fault Management
6 5 (5.95%) Functional Testing
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.76%) Analytics
7 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Security Operations
7 4 (4.76%) SIEM
8 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.57%) DRM
8 3 (3.57%) Scrum
8 3 (3.57%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
1 16 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Perl
3 3 (3.57%) C
3 3 (3.57%) Ruby
3 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.38%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) C++
4 2 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.33%) CCNA
4 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.76%) CEH
5 4 (4.76%) CISSP
5 4 (4.76%) GCIA
5 4 (4.76%) GCIH
5 4 (4.76%) MCP
5 4 (4.76%) MCSA
5 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.38%) Degree
7 2 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.19%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.57%) vSphere
5 3 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.19%) Firmware
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) SCOM
3 4 (4.76%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.38%) Perfmon
5 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.19%) Cacti
6 1 (1.19%) collectd
6 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.19%) Graphite
6 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.19%) logstash
6 1 (1.19%) Nagios
6 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.19%) Puppet
6 1 (1.19%) Salt
6 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.00%) Cisco
3 19 (22.62%) VMware
4 13 (15.48%) CheckPoint
4 13 (15.48%) F5
4 13 (15.48%) Juniper
5 11 (13.10%) HP
6 10 (11.90%) Huawei
7 7 (8.33%) Citrix
8 5 (5.95%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.76%) Dell
9 4 (4.76%) Hitachi
9 4 (4.76%) IBM
9 4 (4.76%) Intel
9 4 (4.76%) NetWitness
10 3 (3.57%) Adobe
10 3 (3.57%) Apple
10 3 (3.57%) Oracle
10 3 (3.57%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.57%) Tektronix
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