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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 89 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 239 260 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.48% 2.61% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 12.66% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 129 104
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 15
Median hourly rate £20.75 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +8.19%
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
2065 2054 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.39% 20.63% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 990 762
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 105 111
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +4 81 £380 +1.33% 23
Surrey 0 61 £400 +20.75% 14
Hampshire +3 47 £320 -20.00% 14
Buckinghamshire -13 12 £340 -9.33% 8
West Sussex -21 11 £450 +111.76% 2
East Sussex +8 10 - - 4
Oxfordshire +5 9 £160 -52.23% 2
Kent -28 4 £438 -10.25% 3
Thames Valley - 3 £600 -
Middlesex -5 2 £355 +22.41%
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 212 (49.42%) Windows
2 162 (37.76%) DNS
3 137 (31.93%) Linux
4 135 (31.47%) Firewall
5 130 (30.30%) Active Directory
6 121 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 118 (27.51%) Cisco
8 114 (26.57%) DHCP
9 108 (25.17%) WAN
9 108 (25.17%) ITIL
10 102 (23.78%) LAN
11 82 (19.11%) VPN
12 79 (18.41%) Windows Server
13 77 (17.95%) HTTP
14 72 (16.78%) SSL
15 66 (15.38%) HP
15 66 (15.38%) VMware
16 64 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
17 63 (14.69%) Finance
18 62 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 61 (14.22%) Unix
20 60 (13.99%) Internet
21 58 (13.52%) MS Office
22 57 (13.29%) IPsec
23 54 (12.59%) Security Cleared
24 51 (11.89%) Wireless
24 51 (11.89%) BGP
24 51 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (11.42%) Windows XP
25 49 (11.42%) SAN

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 47 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (3.73%) Apache
3 16 (3.73%) IIS
4 15 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.80%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.17%) JBoss
10 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.23%) CMS
14 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 58 (13.52%) MS Office
2 47 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.80%) Acrobat
4 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.40%) QuarkXPress
5 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.96%) Office 365
2 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.03%) Mimecast
4 6 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (1.40%) SaaS
5 5 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.93%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.70%) IaaS
8 2 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (37.76%) DNS
2 135 (31.47%) Firewall
3 114 (26.57%) DHCP
4 108 (25.17%) WAN
5 102 (23.78%) LAN
6 82 (19.11%) VPN
7 77 (17.95%) HTTP
8 72 (16.78%) SSL
9 60 (13.99%) Internet
10 57 (13.29%) IPsec
11 51 (11.89%) BGP
11 51 (11.89%) Wireless
12 49 (11.42%) Network Security
12 49 (11.42%) SAN
13 46 (10.72%) MPLS
13 46 (10.72%) SNMP
14 35 (8.16%) SMTP
15 33 (7.69%) LDAP
16 32 (7.46%) OSPF
17 31 (7.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.63%) MySQL
4 6 (1.40%) Big Data
4 6 (1.40%) FileMaker
5 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.17%) OpenStack Swift
5 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) SoapUI
1 8 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.17%) Subversion
4 5 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.93%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.93%) Introscope
5 4 (0.93%) JUnit
5 4 (0.93%) Maven
6 3 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.47%) Moq
8 1 (0.23%) CasperJS
8 1 (0.23%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.23%) Redmine
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 63 (14.69%) Finance
2 30 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.26%) Marketing
4 12 (2.80%) Back Office
5 9 (2.10%) Legal
6 8 (1.86%) Front Office
7 7 (1.63%) Banking
7 7 (1.63%) Games
7 7 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Billing
9 4 (0.93%) Retail
10 3 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (18.18%) Analyst
2 70 (16.32%) Network Engineer
3 64 (14.92%) Support Engineer
4 36 (8.39%) Administrator
5 33 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 26 (6.06%) Developer
6 26 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 26 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 25 (5.83%) Network Security Engineer
8 23 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.13%) Desktop Support
9 22 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 22 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
13 16 (3.73%) Network Support
13 16 (3.73%) Security Analyst
14 15 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (3.50%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.49%) XML
2 34 (7.93%) CSS
3 28 (6.53%) SOAP
4 25 (5.83%) 802.1X
5 24 (5.59%) HTML
6 20 (4.66%) Hibernate
6 20 (4.66%) Web Services
7 18 (4.20%) .NET
7 18 (4.20%) J2EE
8 17 (3.96%) JDBC
9 15 (3.50%) JSP
9 15 (3.50%) Servlets
9 15 (3.50%) Struts
10 14 (3.26%) DHTML
10 14 (3.26%) JMS
10 14 (3.26%) Spring
11 11 (2.56%) REST
12 8 (1.86%) XML Messaging
13 5 (1.17%) LAMP
13 5 (1.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.06%) Clustering
4 24 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.96%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.73%) Cryptography
6 16 (3.73%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.50%) PKI
8 13 (3.03%) AS400
8 13 (3.03%) HACMP
9 12 (2.80%) iPad
10 11 (2.56%) DataPower
10 11 (2.56%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.33%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.86%) RSA SecurID
12 8 (1.86%) Statistics
13 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 212 (49.42%) Windows
2 137 (31.93%) Linux
3 79 (18.41%) Windows Server
4 62 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (14.22%) Unix
6 49 (11.42%) Windows XP
7 40 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (8.62%) Windows 7
9 36 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (5.13%) Solaris
12 15 (3.50%) Windows 8
13 14 (3.26%) AIX
14 13 (3.03%) Mac OS X
15 9 (2.10%) CentOS
15 9 (2.10%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.70%) Android
17 3 (0.70%) CatOS
18 2 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.17%) ITIL
2 49 (11.42%) Load Balancing
3 40 (9.32%) Incident Management
4 37 (8.62%) Change Management
5 31 (7.23%) Mentoring
6 29 (6.76%) Project Management
7 27 (6.29%) Information Security
7 27 (6.29%) Problem Management
8 26 (6.06%) High Availability
8 26 (6.06%) Open Source
9 23 (5.36%) SIEM
10 22 (5.13%) OO
10 22 (5.13%) Use Case
11 21 (4.90%) Change Control
11 21 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (4.66%) Capacity Management
12 20 (4.66%) DevOps
12 20 (4.66%) Validation
13 19 (4.43%) Configuration Management
13 19 (4.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.16%) Python
2 34 (7.93%) SQL
3 32 (7.46%) Java
3 32 (7.46%) Perl
4 30 (6.99%) C
5 26 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.36%) C++
7 21 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.50%) C#
8 15 (3.50%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.50%) VB
8 15 (3.50%) VBScript
9 9 (2.10%) PHP
9 9 (2.10%) Tcl
10 6 (1.40%) Bourne shell
11 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.70%) C++/CLI
13 3 (0.70%) Jython
13 3 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 64 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (12.59%) Security Cleared
3 51 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (10.72%) CCNA
5 42 (9.79%) SC Cleared
6 35 (8.16%) MCSE
7 32 (7.46%) MCP
8 29 (6.76%) Degree
9 28 (6.53%) MCSA
10 27 (6.29%) CCNP
11 21 (4.90%) CISSP
12 18 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (3.26%) GCIH
14 11 (2.56%) GCIA
15 10 (2.33%) CCSE
15 10 (2.33%) CEH
15 10 (2.33%) MCSD
16 9 (2.10%) ISTQB
16 9 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.86%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.99%) PCI DSS
2 17 (3.96%) SLA
3 12 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.47%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 130 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 47 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.96%) vSphere
5 12 (2.80%) NFS
5 12 (2.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (2.56%) XenApp
7 9 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (1.63%) vCloud
8 7 (1.63%) Veritas File System
8 7 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.40%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (1.17%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.70%) RHEV
12 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.47%) XenServer
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (6.06%) Puppet
2 22 (5.13%) SCCM
3 15 (3.50%) NetBackup
4 14 (3.26%) FortiGate
5 13 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (2.80%) Backup Exec
6 12 (2.80%) DameWare
7 10 (2.33%) HP SIM
7 10 (2.33%) RSA Security Analytics
8 9 (2.10%) Ansible
8 9 (2.10%) Nagios
8 9 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.86%) WSUS
10 7 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.40%) BMC Marimba
11 6 (1.40%) Legato
11 6 (1.40%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 121 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 118 (27.51%) Cisco
3 66 (15.38%) HP
3 66 (15.38%) VMware
4 46 (10.72%) CheckPoint
5 40 (9.32%) Citrix
6 39 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 36 (8.39%) Juniper
8 35 (8.16%) IBM
9 34 (7.93%) Oracle
10 33 (7.69%) F5
11 22 (5.13%) Avaya
12 20 (4.66%) Adobe
12 20 (4.66%) EMC
12 20 (4.66%) Veritas
13 19 (4.43%) Dell
13 19 (4.43%) Symantec
14 17 (3.96%) Palo Alto
15 16 (3.73%) Blue Coat
16 14 (3.26%) Sun
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Hampshire
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