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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 48 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 24 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.57% 3.60% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 14.40% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.35% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
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
192 250 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 25.03% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 63
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £188 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) HP
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (32.43%) Linux
7 11 (29.73%) DHCP
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
8 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) Firewall
9 8 (21.62%) SCCM
9 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.22%) Java
11 6 (16.22%) UNIX
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
12 5 (13.51%) SCOM
12 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DHCP
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 4 (10.81%) SSH
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) VLAN
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) DSL
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) ADSL
5 2 (5.41%) GSM
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) SS7
5 2 (5.41%) 2G
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.70%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.22%) UNIX
7 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.11%) Solaris
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
1 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
2 3 (8.11%) Service Management
2 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
3 2 (5.41%) Release Management
3 2 (5.41%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) SIEM
4 1 (2.70%) Change Control
4 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.70%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) Web Development
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) Information Security
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) HNC
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.70%) VCP4
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) GIAC
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.70%) Xen
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.41%) Nagios
4 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
1 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) HP
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) McAfee
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Altiris
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) Isilon
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
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