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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 125 65 89
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 130 276 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 2.83% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.58% 16.24% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 173 92
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -8.62%
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
1515 1699 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.42% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 878
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -33 40 £363 +3.57% 19
Surrey +2 33 £425 +18.88% 19
Hampshire -23 20 £335 -2.54% 20
Buckinghamshire +11 14 £400 +14.28% 4
West Sussex -27 7 £370 +5.71% 2
Kent +8 6 £204 -43.79% 2
Middlesex - 5 £350 -
Oxfordshire -14 3 £150 - 7
East Sussex -4 1 - - 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 155 (47.40%) Windows
2 110 (33.64%) Microsoft
3 102 (31.19%) Linux
4 96 (29.36%) Cisco
5 89 (27.22%) ITIL
6 79 (24.16%) DNS
7 77 (23.55%) Active Directory
8 75 (22.94%) Firewall
9 67 (20.49%) VMware
9 67 (20.49%) WAN
10 64 (19.57%) LAN
11 61 (18.65%) Security Cleared
12 58 (17.74%) DHCP
12 58 (17.74%) MS Office
13 54 (16.51%) VPN
13 54 (16.51%) HTTP
13 54 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 53 (16.21%) SC Cleared
15 51 (15.60%) SSL
16 48 (14.68%) MS Excel
17 47 (14.37%) Windows Server
18 46 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
19 45 (13.76%) Finance
20 43 (13.15%) Internet
21 40 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 39 (11.93%) SNMP
23 38 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (11.62%) IPsec
24 37 (11.31%) Telecoms
24 37 (11.31%) Windows 7

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 31 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.12%) Apache
3 14 (4.28%) IIS
4 10 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.45%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.22%) CMS
7 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.61%) JBoss
9 2 (0.61%) TPMS
9 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (17.74%) MS Office
2 48 (14.68%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.92%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.61%) InDesign
6 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.31%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (3.36%) Office 365
2 7 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.83%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (24.16%) DNS
2 75 (22.94%) Firewall
3 67 (20.49%) WAN
4 64 (19.57%) LAN
5 58 (17.74%) DHCP
6 54 (16.51%) HTTP
6 54 (16.51%) VPN
7 51 (15.60%) SSL
8 43 (13.15%) Internet
9 39 (11.93%) SNMP
10 38 (11.62%) IPsec
11 32 (9.79%) Network Security
12 29 (8.87%) SAN
13 24 (7.34%) Wireshark
14 23 (7.03%) MPLS
15 22 (6.73%) BGP
15 22 (6.73%) Ethernet
15 22 (6.73%) Wireless
16 19 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (5.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.50%) MySQL
3 15 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Redis
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.22%) JUnit
4 4 (1.22%) Subversion
5 3 (0.92%) JIRA
5 3 (0.92%) Maven
5 3 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.61%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.61%) Introscope
6 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.31%) Redmine
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 45 (13.76%) Finance
2 37 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.03%) Marketing
4 13 (3.98%) Electronics
4 13 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.36%) Back Office
6 6 (1.83%) Legal
6 6 (1.83%) Military
7 5 (1.53%) Automotive
7 5 (1.53%) Retail
8 3 (0.92%) Advertising
8 3 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.92%) German Language
9 2 (0.61%) Billing
9 2 (0.61%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (18.04%) Support Engineer
2 50 (15.29%) Analyst
3 44 (13.46%) Network Engineer
4 25 (7.65%) Desktop Support
5 21 (6.42%) Administrator
6 19 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (5.50%) Service Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (4.59%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.28%) Consultant
10 14 (4.28%) Network Analyst
10 14 (4.28%) Network Support
10 14 (4.28%) Security Engineer
11 13 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 13 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.67%) Cisco Engineer
12 12 (3.67%) Security Analyst
13 11 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.95%) CSS
2 17 (5.20%) XML
3 16 (4.89%) 802.1X
4 15 (4.59%) HTML
5 13 (3.98%) .NET
6 9 (2.75%) Web Services
7 7 (2.14%) J2EE
7 7 (2.14%) LAMP
8 5 (1.53%) MFC
8 5 (1.53%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.53%) SOAP
9 3 (0.92%) DCOM
9 3 (0.92%) Middleware
9 3 (0.92%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.61%) JDBC
10 2 (0.61%) ODBC
10 2 (0.61%) SAML
10 2 (0.61%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.89%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.89%) PKI
3 15 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.28%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.28%) Clustering
4 14 (4.28%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.67%) Device Driver
5 12 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.06%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.06%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.14%) AS400
9 7 (2.14%) RSA SecurID
10 6 (1.83%) iPad
10 6 (1.83%) MPEG
10 6 (1.83%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.53%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 155 (47.40%) Windows
2 102 (31.19%) Linux
3 47 (14.37%) Windows Server
4 40 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (11.31%) Windows 7
6 31 (9.48%) Unix
7 30 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (7.95%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (3.98%) CentOS
12 11 (3.36%) Solaris
13 9 (2.75%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.45%) AIX
15 6 (1.83%) Windows 10
16 5 (1.53%) Android
16 5 (1.53%) Windows NT
17 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
17 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.22%) ITIL
2 31 (9.48%) Change Management
3 27 (8.26%) Mentoring
4 26 (7.95%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.65%) Information Security
6 22 (6.73%) Service Management
7 19 (5.81%) Incident Management
8 16 (4.89%) High Availability
8 16 (4.89%) ITSM
8 16 (4.89%) Software Engineering
9 15 (4.59%) Project Management
10 14 (4.28%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 12 (3.67%) Programme Management
11 12 (3.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 11 (3.36%) DevOps
12 11 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (3.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.87%) C++
1 29 (8.87%) Python
2 25 (7.65%) PowerShell
3 24 (7.34%) C
4 22 (6.73%) Perl
4 22 (6.73%) SQL
5 15 (4.59%) C#
5 15 (4.59%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.98%) Java
8 11 (3.36%) PHP
8 11 (3.36%) VBScript
9 10 (3.06%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.14%) VB
11 6 (1.83%) Ruby
11 6 (1.83%) Tcl
12 5 (1.53%) Ada
13 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.92%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.92%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 61 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.21%) SC Cleared
3 46 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (9.79%) CCNP
6 31 (9.48%) CCNA
7 27 (8.26%) MCP
7 27 (8.26%) MCSE
8 26 (7.95%) Degree
9 18 (5.50%) CISSP
10 13 (3.98%) MCSA
11 9 (2.75%) MCDST
12 8 (2.45%) CCSA
12 8 (2.45%) CCSE
12 8 (2.45%) MCSD
13 7 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.83%) CCIE
15 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 19 (5.81%) SLA
3 5 (1.53%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) JTAG
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 77 (23.55%) Active Directory
2 54 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.73%) vSphere
4 18 (5.50%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.28%) Firmware
5 14 (4.28%) XenApp
6 12 (3.67%) vCloud
7 6 (1.83%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.92%) Veritas File System
9 3 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.92%) Xen
10 2 (0.61%) NFS
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (8.87%) SCCM
2 16 (4.89%) FortiGate
3 11 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (3.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (2.75%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.14%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.14%) Puppet
7 6 (1.83%) Nexpose
8 5 (1.53%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.53%) QRadar
8 5 (1.53%) SCOM
8 5 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.22%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.22%) Ansible
10 3 (0.92%) BMC Marimba
10 3 (0.92%) DameWare
10 3 (0.92%) Legato
10 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 110 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 96 (29.36%) Cisco
3 67 (20.49%) VMware
4 33 (10.09%) HP
5 30 (9.17%) Juniper
6 27 (8.26%) F5
7 26 (7.95%) CheckPoint
8 25 (7.65%) Red Hat
9 24 (7.34%) EMC
10 23 (7.03%) Blue Coat
11 21 (6.42%) Citrix
12 19 (5.81%) 3Com
12 19 (5.81%) Intel Security
12 19 (5.81%) Symantec
13 18 (5.50%) IBM
13 18 (5.50%) Oracle
14 14 (4.28%) Palo Alto
15 12 (3.67%) Fortinet
15 12 (3.67%) SAP
16 10 (3.06%) Avaya
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