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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 68 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 260 203 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.61% 2.18% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.93% 12.10% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 88
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £146 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 46
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.25 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £20.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
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
2011 1678 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.16% 17.99% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 742 682
Average daily rate £350 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 113 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +13 74 £400 +56.86% 54
Surrey +12 60 £331 - 15
Hampshire -9 53 £403 +26.19% 23
Buckinghamshire +20 36 £375 +50.00% 17
Oxfordshire -12 12 £335 +8.06% 9
Kent -1 10 £488 +23.80% 2
West Sussex -24 5 £213 -29.16% 2
East Sussex -3 4 £263 - 8
Middlesex +4 3 £290 -30.95%
M4 Corridor - 2 £425 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 205 (44.09%) Windows
2 136 (29.25%) Firewall
3 132 (28.39%) Microsoft
4 128 (27.53%) DNS
4 128 (27.53%) Linux
5 127 (27.31%) Cisco
6 113 (24.30%) Active Directory
7 103 (22.15%) Security Cleared
8 92 (19.78%) WAN
9 86 (18.49%) DHCP
10 84 (18.06%) UNIX
11 83 (17.85%) LAN
12 81 (17.42%) VMware
13 79 (16.99%) ITIL
14 76 (16.34%) HP
15 75 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
16 67 (14.41%) Telecoms
17 65 (13.98%) SC Cleared
18 64 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (13.76%) VPN
19 60 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (12.69%) Juniper
20 59 (12.69%) SAN
21 56 (12.04%) CCNA
22 50 (10.75%) HTTP
22 50 (10.75%) SSL
22 50 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
23 49 (10.54%) JavaScript
23 49 (10.54%) SQL
23 49 (10.54%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 46 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.52%) Apache
2 21 (4.52%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.30%) IIS
4 16 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.01%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.94%) JBoss
8 8 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.86%) SAS
11 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.43%) CMS
12 2 (0.43%) Lync
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 43 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.39%) MS Office
3 12 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.01%) RMDS
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) Office 365
2 4 (0.86%) IaaS
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 136 (29.25%) Firewall
2 128 (27.53%) DNS
3 92 (19.78%) WAN
4 86 (18.49%) DHCP
5 83 (17.85%) LAN
6 64 (13.76%) VPN
7 59 (12.69%) SAN
8 50 (10.75%) SSL
8 50 (10.75%) HTTP
9 46 (9.89%) Network Security
10 43 (9.25%) VoIP
11 39 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (7.96%) Internet
13 36 (7.74%) Ethernet
14 30 (6.45%) LDAP
14 30 (6.45%) OSPF
14 30 (6.45%) BGP
15 29 (6.24%) Wireshark
16 27 (5.81%) Multicast
17 25 (5.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.23%) Big Data
3 13 (2.80%) MySQL
3 13 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.94%) DB2
6 6 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.65%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.43%) VoltDB
11 1 (0.22%) DataStax
11 1 (0.22%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Subversion
2 8 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.29%) JIRA
3 6 (1.29%) LabVIEW
4 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.86%) Introscope
5 4 (0.86%) Trac
5 4 (0.86%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.65%) JMeter
6 3 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.43%) Maven
7 2 (0.43%) Ant
7 2 (0.43%) JUnit
7 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 67 (14.41%) Telecoms
2 49 (10.54%) Finance
3 14 (3.01%) Retail
4 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.94%) Billing
5 9 (1.94%) Back Office
5 9 (1.94%) Electronics
6 5 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.86%) Military
7 4 (0.86%) Banking
8 3 (0.65%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (14.62%) Network Engineer
2 63 (13.55%) Analyst
3 41 (8.82%) Developer
4 36 (7.74%) Support Engineer
5 35 (7.53%) Consultant
6 26 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (5.16%) Security Engineer
8 23 (4.95%) Administrator
9 22 (4.73%) Network Consultant
9 22 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (4.30%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.66%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.44%) Test Analyst
12 16 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.44%) Security Consultant
13 14 (3.01%) Network Security Consultant
14 13 (2.80%) Network Security Engineer
15 11 (2.37%) Security Analyst
15 11 (2.37%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (2.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.46%) HTML
2 40 (8.60%) XML
3 31 (6.67%) SOAP
4 27 (5.81%) .NET
5 19 (4.09%) JSP
6 18 (3.87%) JMS
7 16 (3.44%) J2EE
7 16 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 14 (3.01%) Rendezvous
9 13 (2.80%) Middleware
9 13 (2.80%) WSDL
10 12 (2.58%) Web Services
10 12 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (1.72%) JSON
11 8 (1.72%) Application Packaging
11 8 (1.72%) Ajax
11 8 (1.72%) CSS
12 7 (1.51%) JDBC
12 7 (1.51%) WebSockets
12 7 (1.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.10%) PKI
3 30 (6.45%) Clustering
4 25 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.58%) DataPower
6 11 (2.37%) HACMP
7 9 (1.94%) Device Driver
7 9 (1.94%) Open Source
8 8 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.72%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.51%) Replication
10 6 (1.29%) SecurID
11 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.08%) IVR
12 4 (0.86%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.86%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.86%) SCADA
13 3 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 205 (44.09%) Windows
2 128 (27.53%) Linux
3 84 (18.06%) UNIX
4 64 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (9.89%) Windows 7
7 41 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (5.38%) Solaris
10 21 (4.52%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.37%) AIX
12 8 (1.72%) Fedora
12 8 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.51%) CentOS
13 7 (1.51%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (1.29%) Android
15 5 (1.08%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.86%) SUSE
17 3 (0.65%) OS/400
17 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.99%) ITIL
2 35 (7.53%) Project Management
3 32 (6.88%) Service Management
3 32 (6.88%) Load Balancing
4 28 (6.02%) Validation
4 28 (6.02%) Migration
5 26 (5.59%) Configuration Management
6 24 (5.16%) Incident Management
7 22 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (4.52%) Software Engineering
9 20 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.30%) Network Design
9 20 (4.30%) Multithreading
10 17 (3.66%) Information Security
10 17 (3.66%) CRM
11 16 (3.44%) OO
11 16 (3.44%) Test Scripting
12 15 (3.23%) High Availability
12 15 (3.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.54%) JavaScript
1 49 (10.54%) SQL
2 32 (6.88%) Java
3 29 (6.24%) C
4 28 (6.02%) Perl
5 27 (5.81%) Python
6 21 (4.52%) C#
7 20 (4.30%) PHP
8 17 (3.66%) C++
9 13 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.94%) Embedded C
11 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.29%) MUMPS
13 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.86%) Jython
15 3 (0.65%) Korn
15 3 (0.65%) IronPython
15 3 (0.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 103 (22.15%) Security Cleared
2 75 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 56 (12.04%) CCNA
5 46 (9.89%) DV Cleared
6 43 (9.25%) CCNP
7 37 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (6.88%) MCSE
9 29 (6.24%) CISSP
10 27 (5.81%) Degree
11 20 (4.30%) ISTQB
12 14 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (3.01%) MCP
13 13 (2.80%) CCIE
14 11 (2.37%) MCSA
15 8 (1.72%) BC Cleared
16 7 (1.51%) CCSE
16 7 (1.51%) CCIP
16 7 (1.51%) CCDP
17 6 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) SLA
2 10 (2.15%) QA
3 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.43%) GPG13
6 2 (0.43%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 113 (24.30%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.24%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.16%) vSphere
5 17 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (3.01%) Snort
6 14 (3.01%) Firmware
7 10 (2.15%) NFS
7 10 (2.15%) vCloud
8 9 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.29%) Veritas File System
11 5 (1.08%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.86%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.65%) Squid
13 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.65%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.65%) OCFS2
14 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (6.67%) SCCM
2 19 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (2.80%) Puppet
4 10 (2.15%) SCOM
4 10 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (1.94%) Nagios
5 9 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.72%) Nessus
7 6 (1.29%) vMotion
8 5 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.08%) OpenView
8 5 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.86%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.86%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (0.65%) Nmap
10 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.65%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 132 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 127 (27.31%) Cisco
3 81 (17.42%) VMware
4 76 (16.34%) HP
5 59 (12.69%) Juniper
6 46 (9.89%) Red Hat
6 46 (9.89%) CheckPoint
7 44 (9.46%) Oracle
8 40 (8.60%) F5
9 38 (8.17%) IBM
10 32 (6.88%) Citrix
11 31 (6.67%) Blue Coat
12 27 (5.81%) SolarWinds
13 21 (4.52%) NetApp
14 20 (4.30%) Sun
15 19 (4.09%) McAfee
16 18 (3.87%) NetScout
17 16 (3.44%) TippingPoint
18 15 (3.23%) Veritas
19 14 (3.01%) Radianz
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Rate: £400 per day
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