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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 2.89% 5.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.72% 10.28% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 27
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.90% +17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £30.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 - £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 - £35.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -22.66%
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
173 253 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.64% 28.08% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 82
Average daily rate £340 £351 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
1 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.21%) Windows
3 19 (32.76%) DNS
4 18 (31.03%) DV Cleared
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.14%) SCCM
6 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (22.41%) VMware
7 12 (20.69%) HTTP
7 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
7 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (18.97%) SCOM
8 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
8 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
8 11 (18.97%) MS Office
8 11 (18.97%) XML
8 11 (18.97%) UNIX
8 11 (18.97%) Firewall
9 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 10 (17.24%) Validation
9 10 (17.24%) SOAP
9 10 (17.24%) Linux
9 10 (17.24%) JMS
9 10 (17.24%) WSDL
9 10 (17.24%) IBM
9 10 (17.24%) DataPower
9 10 (17.24%) Low Latency
9 10 (17.24%) High Availability

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) DNS
2 12 (20.69%) HTTP
3 11 (18.97%) Firewall
4 7 (12.07%) DHCP
5 6 (10.34%) Ethernet
5 6 (10.34%) 3GPP
5 6 (10.34%) 3G
5 6 (10.34%) IPsec
5 6 (10.34%) VLAN
5 6 (10.34%) LTE
5 6 (10.34%) 4G
5 6 (10.34%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (8.62%) Network Security
6 5 (8.62%) SSH
6 5 (8.62%) SNMP
6 5 (8.62%) OSPF
6 5 (8.62%) BGP
7 4 (6.90%) VPN
7 4 (6.90%) VoIP
7 4 (6.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Big Data
2 4 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.34%) Electronics
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Front Office
2 3 (5.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Back Office Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.72%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) XML
2 10 (17.24%) JMS
2 10 (17.24%) WSDL
2 10 (17.24%) SOAP
3 7 (12.07%) Middleware
4 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.45%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.24%) DataPower
3 8 (13.79%) PKI
4 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Statistics
6 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.45%) Video on Demand
7 2 (3.45%) MPEG
7 2 (3.45%) DTV
7 2 (3.45%) IPTV
7 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
7 2 (3.45%) STB
8 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.97%) UNIX
5 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.45%) Solaris
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
1 10 (17.24%) Validation
1 10 (17.24%) High Availability
1 10 (17.24%) Low Latency
2 6 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.62%) Line Management
4 4 (6.90%) Network Design
5 3 (5.17%) Workflow
5 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.17%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.45%) Video Processing
6 2 (3.45%) Open Source
6 2 (3.45%) Release Management
6 2 (3.45%) Scrum
6 2 (3.45%) DRM
7 1 (1.72%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.62%) MCTS
5 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CCIE
7 1 (1.72%) CCNP
7 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 11 (18.97%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) IBM
4 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco
5 6 (10.34%) Juniper
6 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.62%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) Huawei
7 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.45%) Tektronix
8 2 (3.45%) Adobe
8 2 (3.45%) Sun
8 2 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (1.72%) McAfee
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