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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 84 82 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 215 184 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.19% 2.16% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 13.03% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 79 120
Average daily rate
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£336 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 33
Average hourly rate £33.70 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.41% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £29.38 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +6 72 £347 +3.72% 24
Berkshire -18 49 £350 +25.00% 45
Surrey +14 40 £338 -15.62% 14
Buckinghamshire -21 18 £305 +43.52% 3
East Sussex +5 15 £413 +37.50%
West Sussex -3 8 £293 +34.48% 5
Kent -1 3 £135 -56.80%
Middlesex -3 3 £325 -27.77% 2
Oxfordshire -21 2 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £400 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 240 (58.97%) Windows
2 160 (39.31%) Microsoft
3 130 (31.94%) Active Directory
4 119 (29.24%) Firewall
5 116 (28.50%) DNS
6 106 (26.04%) Cisco
6 106 (26.04%) HP
6 106 (26.04%) Security Cleared
7 99 (24.32%) VMware
8 94 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (21.87%) ITIL
10 86 (21.13%) Linux
11 85 (20.88%) WAN
12 84 (20.64%) LAN
12 84 (20.64%) SAN
13 77 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
13 77 (18.92%) SC Cleared
14 74 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 72 (17.69%) DHCP
16 70 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 67 (16.46%) CCNA
18 66 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 61 (14.99%) UNIX
20 58 (14.25%) HTML
20 58 (14.25%) SQL
21 56 (13.76%) Oracle
22 55 (13.51%) MS Excel
22 55 (13.51%) Internet
22 55 (13.51%) Windows 7
23 53 (13.02%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 43 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.85%) IIS
3 15 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.19%) Apache
6 12 (2.95%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.72%) JBoss
9 5 (1.23%) SAS
10 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.74%) nginx
11 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 53 (13.02%) MS Office
3 12 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (8.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (29.24%) Firewall
2 116 (28.50%) DNS
3 85 (20.88%) WAN
4 84 (20.64%) LAN
4 84 (20.64%) SAN
5 72 (17.69%) DHCP
6 55 (13.51%) Internet
7 40 (9.83%) VPN
7 40 (9.83%) SSL
8 37 (9.09%) VoIP
9 33 (8.11%) Ethernet
10 32 (7.86%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (6.39%) FTP
12 24 (5.90%) LDAP
12 24 (5.90%) VLAN
13 23 (5.65%) HTTP
13 23 (5.65%) MPLS
13 23 (5.65%) Network Security
14 22 (5.41%) Wireshark
15 21 (5.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (2.46%) MySQL
3 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.21%) EDRMS
5 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.23%) DB2
7 4 (0.98%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.25%) DataStax
10 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
1 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.72%) Subversion
3 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.74%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.49%) JIRA
5 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) Trac
6 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.25%) JMeter
6 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.25%) NUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Moq
General
1 50 (12.29%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.14%) Finance
3 13 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.21%) Banking
4 9 (2.21%) Retail
5 7 (1.72%) Back Office
6 6 (1.47%) Advertising
7 5 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.98%) Legal
8 4 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.74%) Electronics
9 3 (0.74%) Billing
9 3 (0.74%) Military
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (20.64%) Analyst
2 39 (9.58%) Network Engineer
3 37 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 30 (7.37%) Test Analyst
5 29 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (4.91%) Developer
7 17 (4.18%) Software Engineer
8 16 (3.93%) Support Analyst
8 16 (3.93%) Administrator
9 14 (3.44%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.44%) Desktop Support
10 13 (3.19%) Security Analyst
11 12 (2.95%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (2.70%) Tester
12 11 (2.70%) Consultant
12 11 (2.70%) VoIP Engineer
13 10 (2.46%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (2.46%) Applications Engineer
14 9 (2.21%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (14.25%) HTML
2 50 (12.29%) .NET
3 40 (9.83%) ASP.NET
4 35 (8.60%) JSP
5 17 (4.18%) AngularJS
6 16 (3.93%) WebSockets
7 10 (2.46%) XML
8 9 (2.21%) Web Services
9 8 (1.97%) DCOM
9 8 (1.97%) CSS
10 7 (1.72%) Software Packaging
11 6 (1.47%) Ajax
12 5 (1.23%) LAMP
12 5 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.98%) JSON
14 3 (0.74%) Middleware
14 3 (0.74%) APPC
14 3 (0.74%) J2EE
15 2 (0.49%) SOAP
15 2 (0.49%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.58%) PKI
1 39 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.41%) Clustering
3 19 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.19%) IVR
5 11 (2.70%) Replication
6 9 (2.21%) HACMP
7 8 (1.97%) Device Driver
7 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.72%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.23%) iPad
10 4 (0.98%) Open Source
10 4 (0.98%) AS400
11 3 (0.74%) MPEG
11 3 (0.74%) e-Health
11 3 (0.74%) iSeries
12 2 (0.49%) User Experience
12 2 (0.49%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 240 (58.97%) Windows
2 94 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (21.13%) Linux
4 70 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (14.99%) UNIX
6 55 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 41 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (9.83%) Windows XP
9 39 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (4.91%) Solaris
11 15 (3.69%) AIX
12 10 (2.46%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.21%) Android
14 6 (1.47%) CentOS
14 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.87%) ITIL
2 34 (8.35%) Project Management
2 34 (8.35%) Test Scripting
3 30 (7.37%) Incident Management
4 26 (6.39%) Validation
5 23 (5.65%) Knowledge Management
6 20 (4.91%) Software Engineering
7 18 (4.42%) Information Security
8 17 (4.18%) Migration
8 17 (4.18%) Configuration Management
9 16 (3.93%) Load Balancing
10 14 (3.44%) Software Testing
10 14 (3.44%) Workflow
10 14 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.44%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (3.19%) Coaching
11 13 (3.19%) Service Management
11 13 (3.19%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (3.19%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 58 (14.25%) SQL
3 31 (7.62%) PowerShell
4 26 (6.39%) C#
4 26 (6.39%) Python
5 25 (6.14%) C
6 19 (4.67%) VBScript
7 14 (3.44%) PHP
7 14 (3.44%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.95%) Perl
8 12 (2.95%) Java
9 9 (2.21%) C++
10 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.98%) AppleScript
11 4 (0.98%) Ruby
12 3 (0.74%) AWK
12 3 (0.74%) RPG
12 3 (0.74%) COBOL
13 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (26.04%) Security Cleared
2 77 (18.92%) SC Cleared
2 77 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (16.46%) CCNA
4 45 (11.06%) DV Cleared
5 43 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (9.83%) MCSE
7 36 (8.85%) CCNP
8 35 (8.60%) ISTQB
8 35 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (3.93%) CISSP
10 14 (3.44%) MCP
11 13 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (3.19%) MCITP
12 12 (2.95%) Degree
13 9 (2.21%) GIAC
14 8 (1.97%) CEH
14 8 (1.97%) CCIE
15 7 (1.72%) GCIA
16 5 (1.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.41%) SLA
2 9 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (2.21%) QA
2 9 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 130 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 66 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.18%) vSphere
5 14 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.46%) Firmware
7 9 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (1.97%) XenApp
9 7 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.72%) Snort
10 6 (1.47%) Nmap
10 6 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.23%) Veritas File System
11 5 (1.23%) vCloud
12 4 (0.98%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.98%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.98%) NFS
13 3 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (9.58%) SCCM
2 19 (4.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (3.19%) Nagios
3 13 (3.19%) Nessus
3 13 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (2.70%) SCOM
5 9 (2.21%) Puppet
6 8 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.97%) WMI
7 6 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.23%) OpenView
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.74%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (0.74%) WSUS
10 3 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 160 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 106 (26.04%) Cisco
2 106 (26.04%) HP
3 99 (24.32%) VMware
4 56 (13.76%) Oracle
5 52 (12.78%) Citrix
6 37 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 29 (7.13%) Juniper
8 25 (6.14%) F5
9 23 (5.65%) CheckPoint
10 21 (5.16%) IBM
11 18 (4.42%) Dell
12 17 (4.18%) Sun
13 14 (3.44%) NetApp
14 13 (3.19%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.95%) Veritas
16 11 (2.70%) Remedy
16 11 (2.70%) 3PAR
17 10 (2.46%) McAfee
18 9 (2.21%) Avaya
Southampton
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 28 days ago