The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 78 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 217 200 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.33% 2.23% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 12.35% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 93 70
Average daily rate
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£369 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £428 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 30
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.25 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £29.85 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
TCP/IP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1829 1619 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.64% 18.05% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 704 610
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.35% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +6 60 £400 +45.45% 45
Surrey +18 44 £325 -18.23% 15
Buckinghamshire +16 39 £373 +49.00% 14
Hampshire -20 36 £400 +23.07% 16
Kent -1 12 £494 +41.07% 4
Oxfordshire -21 7 £350 +16.66% 9
West Sussex -23 6 £213 -22.72% 6
East Sussex -11 5 - - 3
Middlesex +6 4 £303 -27.97%
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 198 (43.14%) Windows
2 142 (30.94%) Firewall
3 130 (28.32%) Linux
4 129 (28.10%) DNS
5 123 (26.80%) Cisco
6 118 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 99 (21.57%) Security Cleared
8 98 (21.35%) Active Directory
9 84 (18.30%) WAN
10 79 (17.21%) UNIX
11 76 (16.56%) VMware
12 75 (16.34%) LAN
12 75 (16.34%) DHCP
13 73 (15.90%) ITIL
14 69 (15.03%) Cisco Certification
15 64 (13.94%) HP
15 64 (13.94%) VPN
16 61 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 60 (13.07%) Telecoms
18 58 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 56 (12.20%) SC Cleared
20 55 (11.98%) Juniper
20 55 (11.98%) HTTP
20 55 (11.98%) Finance
21 52 (11.33%) SSL
22 50 (10.89%) CCNA
22 50 (10.89%) Network Security
23 49 (10.68%) MS Excel
23 49 (10.68%) SQL
24 48 (10.46%) CheckPoint

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.01%) Apache
3 20 (4.36%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.49%) IIS
6 14 (3.05%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.18%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.74%) JBoss
11 8 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.87%) SAS
13 4 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.44%) Lync
14 2 (0.44%) CMS
15 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 49 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.80%) MS Office
3 15 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.27%) RMDS
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.44%) assyst
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.31%) Office 365
2 4 (0.87%) IaaS
2 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 142 (30.94%) Firewall
2 129 (28.10%) DNS
3 84 (18.30%) WAN
4 75 (16.34%) LAN
4 75 (16.34%) DHCP
5 64 (13.94%) VPN
6 55 (11.98%) HTTP
7 52 (11.33%) SSL
8 50 (10.89%) Network Security
9 47 (10.24%) SAN
10 41 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (8.28%) VoIP
12 35 (7.63%) Ethernet
13 34 (7.41%) OSPF
14 31 (6.75%) BGP
15 30 (6.54%) Internet
16 27 (5.88%) Wireshark
16 27 (5.88%) Multicast
17 25 (5.45%) 3G
17 25 (5.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.27%) MySQL
2 15 (3.27%) Big Data
3 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.96%) DB2
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.44%) VoltDB
7 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.44%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (2.61%) Subversion
2 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.31%) LabVIEW
4 5 (1.09%) JIRA
4 5 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.87%) Trac
5 4 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.87%) Ant
5 4 (0.87%) JUnit
5 4 (0.87%) Introscope
5 4 (0.87%) Maven
6 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.44%) JMeter
8 1 (0.22%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 60 (13.07%) Telecoms
2 55 (11.98%) Finance
3 12 (2.61%) Back Office
3 12 (2.61%) Retail
4 11 (2.40%) Electronics
5 9 (1.96%) Billing
5 9 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.31%) Banking
7 4 (0.87%) Front Office
7 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.87%) Military
8 3 (0.65%) Advertising
8 3 (0.65%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.44%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 56 (12.20%) Analyst
3 43 (9.37%) Developer
4 33 (7.19%) Support Engineer
5 32 (6.97%) Consultant
6 25 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (5.23%) Security Engineer
8 23 (5.01%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.58%) Administrator
9 21 (4.58%) Network Consultant
10 19 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (3.49%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.49%) Security Consultant
12 15 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.05%) Network Security Consultant
14 13 (2.83%) Network Security Engineer
15 12 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
16 11 (2.40%) Test Engineer
16 11 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
17 10 (2.18%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.37%) XML
2 33 (7.19%) HTML
3 31 (6.75%) SOAP
4 20 (4.36%) JMS
5 18 (3.92%) J2EE
6 16 (3.49%) .NET
6 16 (3.49%) Middleware
7 15 (3.27%) Rendezvous
8 13 (2.83%) WSDL
8 13 (2.83%) JSP
8 13 (2.83%) Web Services
9 12 (2.61%) Application Packaging
10 11 (2.40%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (2.18%) JSON
12 9 (1.96%) Ajax
12 9 (1.96%) CSS
12 9 (1.96%) JDBC
13 8 (1.74%) ASP.NET
14 7 (1.53%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.54%) PKI
4 27 (5.88%) Clustering
5 25 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.61%) DataPower
9 11 (2.40%) HACMP
10 9 (1.96%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.74%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.74%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.53%) SecurID
13 6 (1.31%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.87%) SCADA
14 4 (0.87%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.87%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.87%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 198 (43.14%) Windows
2 130 (28.32%) Linux
3 79 (17.21%) UNIX
4 61 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (10.24%) Windows 7
6 42 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.23%) Solaris
9 19 (4.14%) Windows XP
10 13 (2.83%) AIX
11 9 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.74%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (1.53%) Fedora
14 6 (1.31%) Android
15 5 (1.09%) CentOS
16 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.87%) SUSE
17 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.90%) ITIL
2 34 (7.41%) Service Management
3 31 (6.75%) Configuration Management
3 31 (6.75%) Project Management
4 29 (6.32%) Migration
4 29 (6.32%) Load Balancing
5 28 (6.10%) Validation
6 26 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 24 (5.23%) Network Design
8 22 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (4.79%) Incident Management
9 20 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (4.14%) Change Management
10 19 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (4.14%) Multithreading
11 18 (3.92%) OO
12 16 (3.49%) Low Latency
12 16 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (3.49%) CRM
12 16 (3.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.68%) SQL
2 39 (8.50%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.19%) Java
4 32 (6.97%) Perl
5 29 (6.32%) Python
5 29 (6.32%) C
6 23 (5.01%) C++
7 22 (4.79%) PHP
8 19 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.92%) C#
10 12 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.18%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.18%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.31%) MUMPS
13 4 (0.87%) VBScript
13 4 (0.87%) Jython
14 3 (0.65%) Korn
14 3 (0.65%) IronPython
14 3 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 99 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 69 (15.03%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 50 (10.89%) CCNA
5 45 (9.80%) DV Cleared
6 42 (9.15%) CCNP
7 36 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (7.19%) Degree
9 31 (6.75%) CISSP
10 29 (6.32%) MCSE
11 15 (3.27%) MCP
12 13 (2.83%) ISTQB
13 12 (2.61%) MCSA
14 11 (2.40%) CCIE
15 9 (1.96%) CCSE
16 7 (1.53%) CISM
16 7 (1.53%) CCIP
16 7 (1.53%) BC Cleared
17 6 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (1.31%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.40%) QA
2 8 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.74%) SLA
3 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.44%) GPG13
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 98 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.75%) vSphere
4 30 (6.54%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (2.61%) Firmware
7 12 (2.61%) Snort
8 11 (2.40%) NFS
9 10 (2.18%) vCloud
10 9 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (1.53%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.31%) XenApp
13 5 (1.09%) Veritas File System
14 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 36 (7.84%) SCCM
2 17 (3.70%) Puppet
2 17 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (3.27%) SCOM
4 12 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.18%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (1.74%) vMotion
7 8 (1.74%) Nagios
8 6 (1.31%) OpenView
8 6 (1.31%) Nessus
9 5 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.09%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.87%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.65%) Tivoli NetView
11 3 (0.65%) Control-M
11 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 123 (26.80%) Cisco
2 118 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 76 (16.56%) VMware
4 64 (13.94%) HP
5 55 (11.98%) Juniper
6 48 (10.46%) CheckPoint
7 44 (9.59%) Red Hat
8 39 (8.50%) IBM
9 36 (7.84%) Citrix
9 36 (7.84%) F5
10 34 (7.41%) Oracle
11 32 (6.97%) Blue Coat
12 29 (6.32%) SolarWinds
13 26 (5.66%) McAfee
14 21 (4.58%) NetApp
15 19 (4.14%) NetScout
15 19 (4.14%) Lancope
16 17 (3.70%) Sun
17 15 (3.27%) Bloomberg
17 15 (3.27%) TIBCO
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