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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 77 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 205 179 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.20% 2.15% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.05% 12.51% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 73 99
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 38
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £41.70 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -28.57%
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
1856 1431 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.88% 17.20% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 604 602
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 157
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hampshire -8 61 £350 -2.77% 29
Berkshire -5 52 £325 +8.33% 40
Surrey +10 38 £225 -43.75% 13
East Sussex +5 17 £400 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 15 £288 +4.54% 5
West Sussex -10 12 £295 +35.63% 4
Kent -5 4 £138 - 4
Oxfordshire -18 2 - - 2
Middlesex -6 1 £325 -31.57% 1
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 30 January 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.

1 218 (53.96%) Windows
2 151 (37.38%) Microsoft
3 119 (29.46%) Firewall
4 110 (27.23%) Active Directory
5 106 (26.24%) Cisco
6 104 (25.74%) DNS
7 103 (25.50%) Security Cleared
8 97 (24.01%) HP
9 93 (23.02%) VMware
10 92 (22.77%) WAN
10 92 (22.77%) Linux
11 87 (21.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 85 (21.04%) LAN
13 80 (19.80%) ITIL
13 80 (19.80%) SAN
14 72 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
14 72 (17.82%) SC Cleared
15 69 (17.08%) DHCP
16 66 (16.34%) JavaScript
17 64 (15.84%) UNIX
18 63 (15.59%) CCNA
18 63 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (15.35%) Telecoms
20 60 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
21 58 (14.36%) MS Excel
22 54 (13.37%) HTML
23 53 (13.12%) Oracle
23 53 (13.12%) Internet
24 50 (12.38%) MS Office
25 49 (12.13%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.67%) IIS
3 19 (4.70%) Apache
4 14 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.97%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.73%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.49%) JBoss
10 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (1.24%) SAS
12 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.74%) nginx
14 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 58 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 50 (12.38%) MS Office
3 9 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (7.18%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.73%) Office 365
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (29.46%) Firewall
2 104 (25.74%) DNS
3 92 (22.77%) WAN
4 85 (21.04%) LAN
5 80 (19.80%) SAN
6 69 (17.08%) DHCP
7 53 (13.12%) Internet
8 46 (11.39%) VPN
9 45 (11.14%) VoIP
10 44 (10.89%) SSL
11 38 (9.41%) Ethernet
12 33 (8.17%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (6.93%) Network Security
14 27 (6.68%) FTP
15 26 (6.44%) LDAP
16 25 (6.19%) HTTP
17 24 (5.94%) VLAN
18 23 (5.69%) Wireshark
19 22 (5.45%) MPLS
19 22 (5.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (2.72%) MySQL
4 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.23%) EDRMS
5 9 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.24%) DB2
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.74%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Subversion
2 9 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.24%) JIRA
5 4 (0.99%) Trac
5 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.99%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.74%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.25%) JMeter
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 62 (15.35%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.69%) Finance
3 14 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.73%) Aerospace
4 7 (1.73%) Back Office
4 7 (1.73%) Banking
4 7 (1.73%) Retail
5 5 (1.24%) Legal
5 5 (1.24%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.99%) Military
7 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 3 (0.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (19.06%) Analyst
2 45 (11.14%) Network Engineer
3 32 (7.92%) Support Engineer
4 27 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (6.19%) Test Analyst
6 23 (5.69%) Administrator
7 21 (5.20%) Support Analyst
8 20 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.70%) Developer
10 17 (4.21%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.71%) Consultant
12 13 (3.22%) Desktop Support
12 13 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (2.97%) Tester
14 11 (2.72%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (2.72%) VoIP Engineer
14 11 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (2.48%) Applications Engineer
15 10 (2.48%) C# Developer
16 9 (2.23%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.37%) HTML
2 45 (11.14%) .NET
3 35 (8.66%) ASP.NET
4 29 (7.18%) JSP
5 14 (3.47%) XML
6 11 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.48%) WebSockets
7 10 (2.48%) Web Services
8 8 (1.98%) CSS
9 7 (1.73%) Ajax
10 6 (1.49%) J2EE
11 5 (1.24%) LAMP
11 5 (1.24%) Software Packaging
11 5 (1.24%) JSON
11 5 (1.24%) SOAP
12 4 (0.99%) XSLT
13 3 (0.74%) COM+
13 3 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.74%) Middleware
13 3 (0.74%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.42%) PKI
3 25 (6.19%) Clustering
4 16 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.22%) IVR
6 11 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.48%) Replication
8 9 (2.23%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.98%) HACMP
9 8 (1.98%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.24%) iPad
12 4 (0.99%) Open Source
12 4 (0.99%) AS400
13 3 (0.74%) e-Health
13 3 (0.74%) PDA
13 3 (0.74%) iSeries
14 2 (0.50%) User Experience
14 2 (0.50%) iPhone
14 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 218 (53.96%) Windows
2 92 (22.77%) Linux
3 87 (21.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (15.84%) UNIX
5 60 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (11.39%) Windows 7
7 42 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (7.92%) Windows XP
10 23 (5.69%) Solaris
11 16 (3.96%) AIX
12 10 (2.48%) Android
13 8 (1.98%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.73%) CentOS
15 6 (1.49%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.24%) SUSE
17 4 (0.99%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.80%) ITIL
2 35 (8.66%) Project Management
3 33 (8.17%) Test Scripting
4 29 (7.18%) Incident Management
4 29 (7.18%) Validation
5 23 (5.69%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (5.45%) Migration
7 20 (4.95%) Load Balancing
8 19 (4.70%) Software Engineering
9 18 (4.46%) Configuration Management
10 15 (3.71%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (3.47%) CRM
11 14 (3.47%) Information Security
11 14 (3.47%) Software Testing
12 13 (3.22%) Workflow
12 13 (3.22%) Service Management
13 12 (2.97%) Change Control
13 12 (2.97%) Integration Testing
13 12 (2.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.34%) JavaScript
2 49 (12.13%) SQL
3 24 (5.94%) C
3 24 (5.94%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.69%) Python
5 19 (4.70%) C#
5 19 (4.70%) Java
6 15 (3.71%) Perl
6 15 (3.71%) PHP
7 13 (3.22%) VBScript
7 13 (3.22%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.48%) C++
9 8 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.24%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.99%) AppleScript
11 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.99%) Ruby
12 3 (0.74%) AWK
12 3 (0.74%) IronPython
12 3 (0.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 103 (25.50%) Security Cleared
2 72 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (17.82%) SC Cleared
3 63 (15.59%) CCNA
4 46 (11.39%) DV Cleared
5 40 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (9.16%) CCNP
6 37 (9.16%) MCSE
7 29 (7.18%) ISTQB
7 29 (7.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (4.21%) Degree
9 15 (3.71%) CISSP
10 13 (3.22%) MCP
11 10 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.23%) MCITP
13 8 (1.98%) CCIE
13 8 (1.98%) GIAC
14 7 (1.73%) GCIA
15 6 (1.49%) BC Cleared
16 5 (1.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.69%) SLA
2 9 (2.23%) QA
3 8 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.25%) HL7
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 110 (27.23%) Active Directory
2 63 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.21%) vSphere
5 16 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (2.48%) Firmware
8 7 (1.73%) Snort
8 7 (1.73%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (1.73%) XenApp
8 7 (1.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (1.73%) Veritas File System
9 6 (1.49%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.49%) Nmap
9 6 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.24%) vCloud
11 4 (0.99%) NFS
12 3 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.74%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.74%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 27 (6.68%) SCCM
2 20 (4.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (3.71%) Nagios
4 14 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (2.72%) Nessus
5 11 (2.72%) Puppet
6 8 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.49%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.24%) OpenView
8 5 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.24%) SCOM
8 5 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.99%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.99%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (0.74%) WSUS
10 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 151 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 106 (26.24%) Cisco
3 97 (24.01%) HP
4 93 (23.02%) VMware
5 53 (13.12%) Oracle
6 48 (11.88%) Citrix
7 38 (9.41%) Red Hat
8 32 (7.92%) Juniper
9 26 (6.44%) F5
10 23 (5.69%) IBM
11 22 (5.45%) CheckPoint
12 18 (4.46%) Sun
13 17 (4.21%) Dell
14 15 (3.71%) SolarWinds
15 14 (3.47%) Veritas
16 13 (3.22%) McAfee
17 11 (2.72%) Remedy
17 11 (2.72%) NetApp
17 11 (2.72%) 3PAR
18 10 (2.48%) Symantec
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: GOOD RATES
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £135.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £135.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Ringwood
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Ringwood
Computer Futures
Rate: £46 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 25 days ago