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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / South East
Rank 99 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 152 202 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 2.31% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 11.31% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 124 105
Median daily rate £420 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £166 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 27
Median hourly rate £15.93 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.52% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £16.25 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £62.27 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -4.76%

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
1553 1786 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.41% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 993 941
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 114
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Hampshire +28 53 £365 +15.68% 12
Berkshire +10 43 £500 +42.85% 16
Surrey -5 28 £188 -52.53% 7
West Sussex -6 13 £488 +62.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £425 +19.71% 3
Kent +1 2 £150 -65.90% 3
Middlesex +3 1 £345 +115.62%
Oxfordshire -9 1 £475 +105.40% 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 177 (54.80%) Windows
2 101 (31.27%) Linux
3 98 (30.34%) Active Directory
4 86 (26.63%) DNS
5 83 (25.70%) Cisco
6 80 (24.77%) VMware
7 79 (24.46%) Microsoft
8 76 (23.53%) Firewall
9 69 (21.36%) Windows 7
10 67 (20.74%) Security Cleared
11 66 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (19.50%) SSL
13 62 (19.20%) MS Office
14 61 (18.89%) HTTP
15 60 (18.58%) ITIL
16 54 (16.72%) LAN
17 53 (16.41%) Unix
18 52 (16.10%) DHCP
19 51 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 50 (15.48%) SC Cleared
21 47 (14.55%) WAN
22 46 (14.24%) Windows Server
23 44 (13.62%) Python
24 42 (13.00%) Java
24 42 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
25 41 (12.69%) Juniper
26 39 (12.07%) VPN
27 38 (11.76%) Internet
28 37 (11.46%) Telecoms
28 37 (11.46%) JavaScript

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (8.36%) Apache
2 26 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.12%) Tomcat
4 20 (6.19%) IIS
5 13 (4.02%) JBoss
6 8 (2.48%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.48%) nginx
6 8 (2.48%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.93%) Confluence
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) QuickPlace
10 1 (0.31%) TPMS
Applications
1 62 (19.20%) MS Office
2 30 (9.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.24%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.50%) Office 365
2 13 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.48%) GitHub
3 8 (2.48%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.24%) SaaS
6 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (26.63%) DNS
2 76 (23.53%) Firewall
3 63 (19.50%) SSL
4 61 (18.89%) HTTP
5 54 (16.72%) LAN
6 52 (16.10%) DHCP
7 47 (14.55%) WAN
8 39 (12.07%) VPN
9 38 (11.76%) Internet
10 36 (11.15%) MPLS
11 34 (10.53%) SNMP
12 29 (8.98%) ICMP
13 26 (8.05%) Ethernet
14 25 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (7.12%) FTP
15 23 (7.12%) OSPF
15 23 (7.12%) SSH
16 22 (6.81%) Network Security
17 21 (6.50%) BGP
17 21 (6.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.88%) MySQL
2 15 (4.64%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.48%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.86%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.93%) Big Data
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.31%) Redis
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.72%) Selenium
4 11 (3.41%) Cucumber
5 9 (2.79%) JIRA
6 8 (2.48%) Ant
6 8 (2.48%) Gatling
6 8 (2.48%) Grunt
6 8 (2.48%) gulp
6 8 (2.48%) IntelliJ
6 8 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (2.48%) Sublime Text
7 7 (2.17%) MSI
8 5 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.55%) JUnit
9 4 (1.24%) Protractor
9 4 (1.24%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.93%) Mockito
10 3 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 37 (11.46%) Telecoms
2 25 (7.74%) Finance
3 16 (4.95%) Back Office
4 10 (3.10%) Electronics
4 10 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.79%) Marketing
6 4 (1.24%) Games
6 4 (1.24%) Korean Language
7 3 (0.93%) Billing
7 3 (0.93%) Military
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (18.89%) Support Engineer
2 42 (13.00%) Developer
3 32 (9.91%) Network Engineer
4 27 (8.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 27 (8.36%) Analyst
5 23 (7.12%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 17 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 17 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 16 (4.95%) Consultant
9 14 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.02%) 1st Line Engineer
10 13 (4.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) IP Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.26%) HTML
2 12 (3.72%) CSS
3 11 (3.41%) J2EE
4 10 (3.10%) Middleware
5 9 (2.79%) 802.1X
6 8 (2.48%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.48%) COM+
6 8 (2.48%) Gherkin
6 8 (2.48%) jQuery
6 8 (2.48%) Node.js
6 8 (2.48%) Servlets
7 7 (2.17%) Web Services
7 7 (2.17%) XML
8 6 (1.86%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.86%) REST
8 6 (1.86%) Spring
9 5 (1.55%) SOAP
10 4 (1.24%) JSF
10 4 (1.24%) LAMP
10 4 (1.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.33%) Device Driver
4 14 (4.33%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.10%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.79%) Clustering
7 9 (2.79%) Video on Demand
8 8 (2.48%) STB
9 5 (1.55%) IPTV
9 5 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.24%) MPEG
10 4 (1.24%) PKI
11 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.93%) DataPower
11 3 (0.93%) Replication
11 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 177 (54.80%) Windows
2 101 (31.27%) Linux
3 69 (21.36%) Windows 7
4 53 (16.41%) Unix
5 51 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (14.24%) Windows Server
7 34 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (8.98%) CentOS
9 23 (7.12%) Ubuntu
9 23 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (6.50%) Windows 10
11 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (5.57%) Windows XP
12 16 (4.95%) Debian
12 16 (4.95%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.79%) Android
14 8 (2.48%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.55%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.55%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.58%) ITIL
2 31 (9.60%) DevOps
3 27 (8.36%) Incident Management
4 24 (7.43%) Software Engineering
5 23 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.12%) Information Security
6 19 (5.88%) Change Management
7 18 (5.57%) Open Source
7 18 (5.57%) Problem Management
8 17 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (4.64%) Configuration Management
10 14 (4.33%) Automated Testing
11 13 (4.02%) Integration Testing
11 13 (4.02%) Software Delivery
12 12 (3.72%) Prototyping
13 11 (3.41%) Analytics
13 11 (3.41%) Computer Security
13 11 (3.41%) Project Management
13 11 (3.41%) Scrum
13 11 (3.41%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.62%) Python
2 42 (13.00%) Java
3 37 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 35 (10.84%) Perl
5 27 (8.36%) Bash Shell
6 26 (8.05%) C++
7 24 (7.43%) C#
8 18 (5.57%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.64%) C
10 13 (4.02%) SQL
11 10 (3.10%) VBScript
12 9 (2.79%) Ruby
13 8 (2.48%) Groovy
13 8 (2.48%) Haskell
13 8 (2.48%) PHP
13 8 (2.48%) Scala
14 6 (1.86%) Ada
14 6 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.86%) Tcl
15 2 (0.62%) JCL
Qualifications
1 67 (20.74%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (10.53%) CCNA
4 34 (10.53%) CCNP
5 18 (5.57%) Degree
6 17 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 15 (4.64%) CCIE
8 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.10%) CISSP
10 6 (1.86%) CCIP
11 4 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.24%) GCIH
11 4 (1.24%) GIAC
11 4 (1.24%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.24%) MCP
11 4 (1.24%) MCSE
11 4 (1.24%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.24%) SANS
12 3 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.57%) SLA
2 15 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 98 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 66 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.81%) Firmware
4 18 (5.57%) vSphere
5 12 (3.72%) vCloud
6 11 (3.41%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.48%) XenApp
8 7 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.55%) Docker
10 5 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.62%) ACF2
11 2 (0.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 2 (0.62%) RACF
11 2 (0.62%) Xen
12 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.31%) Snort
12 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (9.91%) SCCM
2 22 (6.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (5.26%) Ansible
3 17 (5.26%) SELinux
4 15 (4.64%) Puppet
5 9 (2.79%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.79%) Kibana
6 8 (2.48%) Grafana
7 7 (2.17%) EdgeSight
7 7 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.55%) SafeCom
9 5 (1.55%) Tivoli NetView
10 4 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.24%) Nagios
10 4 (1.24%) Nexpose
10 4 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.24%) SCOM
10 4 (1.24%) WMI
11 3 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 83 (25.70%) Cisco
2 80 (24.77%) VMware
3 79 (24.46%) Microsoft
4 41 (12.69%) Juniper
5 26 (8.05%) HP
6 25 (7.74%) Huawei
7 21 (6.50%) CheckPoint
8 20 (6.19%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.88%) F5
10 16 (4.95%) Ericsson
11 13 (4.02%) Citrix
11 13 (4.02%) Nokia
11 13 (4.02%) Nokia Networks
12 11 (3.41%) Intel Security
12 11 (3.41%) Symantec
13 10 (3.10%) Oracle
14 9 (2.79%) Apple
14 9 (2.79%) Google
14 9 (2.79%) Veeam
15 8 (2.48%) Lotus
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