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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 79 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 193 207 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.08% 2.37% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 13.07% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 110 76
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £152 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 45
Average hourly rate £17.63 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.58 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
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
1847 1584 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 18.13% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 723 605
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 69 £365 +16.80% 26
Berkshire -16 56 £350 +40.00% 25
Surrey -40 19 £400 +28.00% 16
Buckinghamshire -5 14 £350 +16.66% 5
West Sussex +10 11 £128 -47.95% 3
Oxfordshire -2 5 £329 +64.37% 4
Kent -6 5 £400 +23.07% 6
East Sussex -8 5 £183 - 1
Middlesex 0 2 - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 257 (62.53%) Windows
2 130 (31.63%) DNS
3 121 (29.44%) HP
3 121 (29.44%) Firewall
3 121 (29.44%) Security Cleared
4 120 (29.20%) Microsoft
5 118 (28.71%) Active Directory
6 114 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (23.84%) Cisco
8 93 (22.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 88 (21.41%) SC Cleared
10 85 (20.68%) UNIX
11 83 (20.19%) Linux
12 74 (18.00%) JavaScript
12 74 (18.00%) Oracle
13 68 (16.55%) SQL
13 68 (16.55%) Windows XP
13 68 (16.55%) SAN
14 66 (16.06%) WAN
14 66 (16.06%) DHCP
15 65 (15.82%) LAN
15 65 (15.82%) .NET
16 64 (15.57%) HTML
17 63 (15.33%) ITIL
17 63 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
17 63 (15.33%) VMware
18 61 (14.84%) ASP.NET
19 60 (14.60%) MS Office
20 58 (14.11%) Windows 7
21 57 (13.87%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (10.22%) MS Exchange
1 42 (10.22%) IIS
2 16 (3.89%) Apache
3 14 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.97%) Liferay
11 3 (0.73%) nginx
11 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.73%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.73%) Documentum
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (14.60%) MS Office
2 46 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 53 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 130 (31.63%) DNS
2 121 (29.44%) Firewall
3 68 (16.55%) SAN
4 66 (16.06%) WAN
4 66 (16.06%) DHCP
5 65 (15.82%) LAN
6 42 (10.22%) HTTP
7 40 (9.73%) Internet
8 39 (9.49%) HTTPS
9 38 (9.25%) VPN
10 32 (7.79%) SSL
11 31 (7.54%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (7.06%) OSPF
13 27 (6.57%) VLAN
13 27 (6.57%) Network Security
14 26 (6.33%) Wireshark
15 25 (6.08%) Ethernet
16 22 (5.35%) BGP
16 22 (5.35%) Wireless
17 20 (4.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.92%) MySQL
3 11 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.22%) SQLPlus
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.73%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
9 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.24%) Ingres
9 1 (0.24%) DB2
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (4.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (4.14%) LoadRunner
2 9 (2.19%) Subversion
3 7 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.22%) GDB
4 5 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.97%) Introscope
6 3 (0.73%) MSI
6 3 (0.73%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.49%) NUnit
7 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.49%) JIRA
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.24%) Hudson
8 1 (0.24%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.24%) Trac
General
1 31 (7.54%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.38%) Finance
3 8 (1.95%) Electronics
4 7 (1.70%) Advertising
5 6 (1.46%) Back Office
5 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.22%) Banking
6 5 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (0.73%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (25.06%) Analyst
2 45 (10.95%) Network Engineer
3 40 (9.73%) Support Engineer
3 40 (9.73%) Test Analyst
4 21 (5.11%) Tester
5 20 (4.87%) Administrator
5 20 (4.87%) Developer
6 19 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (4.38%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 17 (4.14%) Security Analyst
9 13 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (3.16%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (2.92%) Service Analyst
10 12 (2.92%) Desktop Support
10 12 (2.92%) IT Support
11 11 (2.68%) Consultant
11 11 (2.68%) Test Engineer
11 11 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (2.68%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (15.82%) .NET
2 64 (15.57%) HTML
3 61 (14.84%) ASP.NET
4 57 (13.87%) JSP
5 13 (3.16%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.92%) Web Services
6 12 (2.92%) WebSockets
7 10 (2.43%) DCOM
8 8 (1.95%) XML
9 6 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.22%) Regular Expression
10 5 (1.22%) CSS
11 4 (0.97%) LAMP
11 4 (0.97%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.73%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.73%) JPA
12 3 (0.73%) SOAP
12 3 (0.73%) XSLT
13 2 (0.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.11%) Clustering
2 21 (5.11%) PKI
3 17 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.92%) Device Driver
6 9 (2.19%) Firmware
6 9 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.70%) User Experience
8 7 (1.70%) HACMP
9 6 (1.46%) iPad
9 6 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.73%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.73%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.73%) MPEG
10 3 (0.73%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.73%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 257 (62.53%) Windows
2 114 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (22.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 85 (20.68%) UNIX
5 83 (20.19%) Linux
6 68 (16.55%) Windows XP
7 58 (14.11%) Windows 7
8 35 (8.52%) Windows 2000
9 24 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.92%) Solaris
12 10 (2.43%) AIX
13 9 (2.19%) Android
14 8 (1.95%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (1.22%) CentOS
15 5 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.97%) Debian
16 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (15.33%) ITIL
2 40 (9.73%) Software Testing
3 32 (7.79%) Incident Management
4 30 (7.30%) Test Scripting
4 30 (7.30%) Validation
4 30 (7.30%) Service Delivery
5 25 (6.08%) Software Engineering
6 22 (5.35%) Service Management
7 21 (5.11%) Knowledge Management
8 18 (4.38%) Workflow
8 18 (4.38%) Performance Testing
9 17 (4.14%) Time Management
9 17 (4.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (4.14%) SIEM
10 16 (3.89%) Test Strategy
10 16 (3.89%) Test Automation
11 15 (3.65%) Coaching
11 15 (3.65%) Migration
12 14 (3.41%) Change Management
12 14 (3.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 68 (16.55%) SQL
3 33 (8.03%) C
4 30 (7.30%) PowerShell
5 24 (5.84%) VBScript
6 22 (5.35%) Python
7 19 (4.62%) Java
8 18 (4.38%) C#
9 12 (2.92%) C++
10 11 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.68%) Embedded C
11 10 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.43%) Perl
12 9 (2.19%) PHP
13 7 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.70%) VB
13 7 (1.70%) Ruby
14 4 (0.97%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.49%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 121 (29.44%) Security Cleared
2 88 (21.41%) SC Cleared
3 63 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 53 (12.90%) CCNA
4 53 (12.90%) ISTQB
5 43 (10.46%) DV Cleared
6 38 (9.25%) CCNP
7 35 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (7.06%) MCSE
9 21 (5.11%) CISSP
10 17 (4.14%) MCP
11 13 (3.16%) Degree
12 11 (2.68%) CEH
13 9 (2.19%) ISEB
14 8 (1.95%) GIAC
14 8 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.95%) MCITP
15 7 (1.70%) GCIA
16 5 (1.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.38%) QA
2 16 (3.89%) SLA
3 10 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.19%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 118 (28.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.35%) vSphere
4 17 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.89%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.68%) Nmap
7 5 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.22%) OCFS2
7 5 (1.22%) Snort
8 4 (0.97%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.97%) XenApp
9 3 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.73%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.73%) Varnish
9 3 (0.73%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.73%) NLBS
9 3 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.49%) Xen
10 2 (0.49%) NFS
10 2 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (13.63%) SCCM
2 39 (9.49%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (5.84%) SCOM
4 21 (5.11%) Nessus
5 18 (4.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (2.43%) WMI
8 8 (1.95%) Nagios
8 8 (1.95%) HP SIM
8 8 (1.95%) Puppet
9 7 (1.70%) SAP Afaria
9 7 (1.70%) MOM
10 4 (0.97%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.73%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.73%) WSUS
11 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 121 (29.44%) HP
2 120 (29.20%) Microsoft
3 98 (23.84%) Cisco
4 74 (18.00%) Oracle
5 63 (15.33%) VMware
6 39 (9.49%) Citrix
7 38 (9.25%) Juniper
8 24 (5.84%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.87%) Qualys
9 20 (4.87%) CheckPoint
10 17 (4.14%) NetApp
11 16 (3.89%) McAfee
12 14 (3.41%) IBM
12 14 (3.41%) EMC
13 13 (3.16%) ArcSight
13 13 (3.16%) Dell
14 12 (2.92%) F5
15 10 (2.43%) Brocade
15 10 (2.43%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.19%) 3PAR
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Network Defence
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Rate: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 26 days ago