The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Somerset
Rank 31 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.41% 0.63% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 11.76% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £475 £579 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +143.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -16.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.63% 5.35% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Median daily rate £440 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £733 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 4 - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Lua
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) BusyBox
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) OpenWrt
5 1 (12.50%) VeriFone
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Fredhopper
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) WorldPay
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) ATG
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) VMware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Fredhopper
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) OpenWrt
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) BusyBox
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ATG
1 1 (12.50%) BEA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) VeriFone
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) WorldPay