The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.57% 0.53% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 7.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.71% 7.37% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £290 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Somerset region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Somerset region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Handset
3 4 (50.00%) IVR
3 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (50.00%) PABX
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Siemens
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) BT
6 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Brocade
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) VPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
6 1 (12.50%) IronPort
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) Avionics
6 1 (12.50%) Junos
6 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (12.50%) Trustwave
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (50.00%) PABX
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) VPLS
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) RIP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Voice Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Handset
1 4 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Siemens
2 2 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort
3 1 (12.50%) Trustwave
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
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