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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 45 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 28 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.19% 3.48% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 18.59% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 5
Median daily rate £380 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £339 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £18.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £22.00 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
211 156 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.06% 18.73% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 53 88
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 40 (56.34%) DNS
3 31 (43.66%) Linux
4 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
5 27 (38.03%) Hyper-V
5 27 (38.03%) Windows Server
6 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (30.99%) DHCP
7 22 (30.99%) HTTP
7 22 (30.99%) BGP
8 21 (29.58%) IPsec
8 21 (29.58%) Cisco
9 19 (26.76%) VPN
9 19 (26.76%) Firewall
10 18 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (25.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (23.94%) VMware
12 16 (22.54%) Red Hat
12 16 (22.54%) MCSA
12 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (22.54%) PowerShell
13 15 (21.13%) VBScript
14 14 (19.72%) XML
14 14 (19.72%) IPv6
14 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
14 14 (19.72%) Degree
15 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
16 12 (16.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (16.90%) Process Improvement
16 12 (16.90%) CISSP

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 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) DNS
2 22 (30.99%) BGP
2 22 (30.99%) DHCP
2 22 (30.99%) HTTP
3 21 (29.58%) IPsec
4 19 (26.76%) Firewall
4 19 (26.76%) VPN
5 14 (19.72%) IPv6
6 12 (16.90%) OSPF
6 12 (16.90%) Software-Defined Networking
7 11 (15.49%) SAN
8 10 (14.08%) SMTP
9 9 (12.68%) Ethernet
9 9 (12.68%) SNMP
9 9 (12.68%) VRRP
10 8 (11.27%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (9.86%) Internet
11 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (9.86%) SSL
11 7 (9.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Back Office
2 3 (4.23%) Front Office
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Field Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) IP Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) IP Security Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Back Office Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) XML
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
3 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.23%) DCOM
5 3 (4.23%) RSS
6 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Public Cloud
2 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) PKI
4 4 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Statistics
6 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.41%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) IPTV
7 1 (1.41%) MPEG
7 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Linux
3 27 (38.03%) Windows Server
4 18 (25.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.68%) Ubuntu
5 9 (12.68%) Unix
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) CentOS
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
2 12 (16.90%) Process Improvement
3 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.49%) Presales
3 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
4 10 (14.08%) Workflow
5 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.86%) Open Source
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL
7 5 (7.04%) Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.04%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (7.04%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (7.04%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 5 (7.04%) High Availability
7 5 (7.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (7.04%) Service Management
7 5 (7.04%) SIEM
7 5 (7.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 15 (21.13%) VBScript
3 12 (16.90%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) C++
3 12 (16.90%) VB
4 10 (14.08%) C
5 4 (5.63%) SQL
6 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (22.54%) MCSA
4 14 (19.72%) Degree
5 12 (16.90%) CISSP
5 12 (16.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (15.49%) CCNA
7 10 (14.08%) MCSE
8 8 (11.27%) MCP
8 8 (11.27%) MCSD
9 7 (9.86%) CCNP
9 7 (9.86%) CEH
9 7 (9.86%) GCIA
9 7 (9.86%) GCIH
10 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.04%) CCSA
11 5 (7.04%) CCSE
11 5 (7.04%) MCITP
11 5 (7.04%) MCTS
12 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) PCI DSS
1 7 (9.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (38.03%) Hyper-V
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
4 9 (12.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (7.04%) ProxySG
6 4 (5.63%) vSphere
7 3 (4.23%) vCloud
8 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.82%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) Ansible
3 5 (7.04%) FortiGate
3 5 (7.04%) Nagios
3 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 5 (7.04%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (7.04%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.23%) RSA Archer
4 3 (4.23%) SCOM
4 3 (4.23%) WMI
4 3 (4.23%) WSUS
5 2 (2.82%) Perfmon
5 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.58%) Cisco
3 17 (23.94%) VMware
4 16 (22.54%) Red Hat
5 9 (12.68%) HP
6 8 (11.27%) Dell
6 8 (11.27%) F5
6 8 (11.27%) Hitachi
6 8 (11.27%) IBM
6 8 (11.27%) Intel
7 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.04%) NetWitness
9 4 (5.63%) Qualys
10 3 (4.23%) Citrix
10 3 (4.23%) EMC
10 3 (4.23%) Huawei
11 2 (2.82%) FireEye
12 1 (1.41%) Apple
12 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm