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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 109 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 172 235 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 2.46% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 13.24% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 135 94
Median daily rate £337 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £245 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +20.00%
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
1667 1775 1741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.89% 18.59% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 931 764
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £233 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 120 98
Median hourly rate £35.25 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Hampshire +8 50 £320 -17.94% 22
Surrey -12 47 £435 +16.00% 17
Berkshire -34 34 £294 -2.08% 19
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £413 +10.00% 7
West Sussex -12 10 £425 +17.24% 6
Middlesex -4 5 £360 -16.27%
Kent +4 4 £174 -65.25% 6
Oxfordshire +2 4 £260 -65.33% 2
East Sussex -9 2 £413 +25.00% 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 195 (48.75%) Windows
2 138 (34.50%) Linux
3 124 (31.00%) Cisco
4 123 (30.75%) Firewall
5 122 (30.50%) Microsoft
6 119 (29.75%) DNS
7 107 (26.75%) Active Directory
8 104 (26.00%) ITIL
9 101 (25.25%) WAN
10 98 (24.50%) LAN
11 90 (22.50%) DHCP
12 80 (20.00%) VPN
13 74 (18.50%) Security Cleared
14 68 (17.00%) VMware
15 66 (16.50%) SSL
16 65 (16.25%) MS Office
17 64 (16.00%) SC Cleared
18 63 (15.75%) Windows Server
19 61 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
19 61 (15.25%) IPsec
20 60 (15.00%) MS Excel
21 57 (14.25%) HTTP
21 57 (14.25%) Finance
22 56 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 52 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
24 51 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (12.25%) Internet
25 49 (12.25%) Network Security
26 48 (12.00%) CheckPoint
26 48 (12.00%) Unix

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 39 (9.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.25%) IIS
4 9 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.00%) Apache
5 8 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.00%) CMS
7 4 (1.00%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.75%) JBoss
8 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (16.25%) MS Office
2 60 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.50%) InDesign
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.50%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) Primavera
3 2 (0.50%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.75%) Office 365
2 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.50%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (1.00%) SaaS
5 3 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (30.75%) Firewall
2 119 (29.75%) DNS
3 101 (25.25%) WAN
4 98 (24.50%) LAN
5 90 (22.50%) DHCP
6 80 (20.00%) VPN
7 66 (16.50%) SSL
8 61 (15.25%) IPsec
9 57 (14.25%) HTTP
10 49 (12.25%) Internet
10 49 (12.25%) Network Security
11 44 (11.00%) BGP
11 44 (11.00%) SAN
12 39 (9.75%) SNMP
13 38 (9.50%) Wireless
14 31 (7.75%) MPLS
15 26 (6.50%) Wireshark
16 25 (6.25%) OSPF
17 24 (6.00%) Ethernet
18 23 (5.75%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.00%) MySQL
3 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.00%) Subversion
5 3 (0.75%) Introscope
5 3 (0.75%) JUnit
6 2 (0.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 2 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.25%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.25%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.25%) Redmine
7 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (14.25%) Finance
2 33 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.00%) Marketing
4 10 (2.50%) Legal
5 7 (1.75%) Back Office
5 7 (1.75%) Banking
5 7 (1.75%) Games
5 7 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.25%) Electronics
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.00%) Retail
8 3 (0.75%) Military
8 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (17.50%) Analyst
2 59 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 56 (14.00%) Network Engineer
4 28 (7.00%) Administrator
4 28 (7.00%) Desktop Support
5 26 (6.50%) Security Engineer
6 24 (6.00%) Security Analyst
7 22 (5.50%) Network Analyst
8 20 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 20 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (4.75%) Service Analyst
9 19 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
11 16 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
12 15 (3.75%) Consultant
13 14 (3.50%) Cisco Engineer
13 14 (3.50%) Developer
14 13 (3.25%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.75%) XML
2 27 (6.75%) CSS
3 20 (5.00%) .NET
4 19 (4.75%) 802.1X
5 14 (3.50%) SOAP
6 11 (2.75%) Web Services
7 8 (2.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.75%) HTML
9 6 (1.50%) J2EE
9 6 (1.50%) JDBC
9 6 (1.50%) MFC
10 5 (1.25%) Regular Expression
10 5 (1.25%) XML Messaging
11 4 (1.00%) Java SE
11 4 (1.00%) LAMP
12 3 (0.75%) DCOM
12 3 (0.75%) JNDI
12 3 (0.75%) JSP
12 3 (0.75%) Servlets
12 3 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.00%) Clustering
3 21 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.25%) Public Cloud
4 18 (4.50%) PKI
5 17 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.75%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.75%) RSA SecurID
7 13 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.00%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.75%) AS400
9 11 (2.75%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.50%) Device Driver
10 10 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (2.25%) iPad
12 7 (1.75%) HACMP
13 6 (1.50%) Smart Meter
14 5 (1.25%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 195 (48.75%) Windows
2 138 (34.50%) Linux
3 63 (15.75%) Windows Server
4 56 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (12.00%) Unix
6 36 (9.00%) Windows 7
7 32 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 25 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (5.25%) Solaris
10 20 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (4.25%) CentOS
13 13 (3.25%) AIX
14 10 (2.50%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.50%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.50%) Android
16 5 (1.25%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
17 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.00%) ITIL
2 37 (9.25%) Load Balancing
3 36 (9.00%) Mentoring
4 33 (8.25%) Change Management
5 29 (7.25%) Service Management
6 27 (6.75%) Information Security
7 25 (6.25%) ITSM
8 22 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (5.25%) SIEM
10 20 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 20 (5.00%) Project Management
11 18 (4.50%) High Availability
11 18 (4.50%) Process Improvement
12 16 (4.00%) Presales
12 16 (4.00%) Workflow
13 14 (3.50%) Migration
13 14 (3.50%) Use Case
14 13 (3.25%) Analytics
14 13 (3.25%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.00%) Python
2 31 (7.75%) C++
2 31 (7.75%) PowerShell
2 31 (7.75%) SQL
3 28 (7.00%) C
4 24 (6.00%) Perl
5 19 (4.75%) C#
6 18 (4.50%) VBScript
7 17 (4.25%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.25%) Java
8 13 (3.25%) VB
9 9 (2.25%) PHP
10 8 (2.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.50%) Bourne shell
11 6 (1.50%) Ruby
12 5 (1.25%) Tcl
13 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.00%) C++/CLI
13 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) Ada
Qualifications
1 74 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 64 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 61 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (9.50%) Degree
6 37 (9.25%) CCNA
6 37 (9.25%) MCSE
7 36 (9.00%) CCNP
8 32 (8.00%) MCP
9 27 (6.75%) CISSP
10 21 (5.25%) MCSA
11 13 (3.25%) MCDST
11 13 (3.25%) MCSD
12 12 (3.00%) CCSE
13 11 (2.75%) CCSA
13 11 (2.75%) GCIH
13 11 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (2.25%) GCIA
15 8 (2.00%) CEH
16 6 (1.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.00%) PCI DSS
2 19 (4.75%) SLA
3 10 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.25%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.25%) JTAG
7 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 107 (26.75%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.75%) vSphere
5 17 (4.25%) XenApp
6 15 (3.75%) vCloud
7 11 (2.75%) Firmware
8 9 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.75%) ProxySG
11 6 (1.50%) NFS
11 6 (1.50%) Veritas File System
12 5 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.00%) Oracle Clusterware
14 3 (0.75%) RHEV
14 3 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (7.50%) SCCM
2 21 (5.25%) FortiGate
3 17 (4.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (3.75%) Puppet
5 13 (3.25%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.00%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.25%) HP SIM
7 9 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (2.00%) Ansible
9 6 (1.50%) Legato
9 6 (1.50%) RSA Security Analytics
9 6 (1.50%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.25%) Nagios
10 5 (1.25%) SCOM
11 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.00%) Nexpose
11 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 124 (31.00%) Cisco
2 122 (30.50%) Microsoft
3 68 (17.00%) VMware
4 48 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 43 (10.75%) HP
6 41 (10.25%) Juniper
7 35 (8.75%) Citrix
7 35 (8.75%) Red Hat
8 34 (8.50%) EMC
9 32 (8.00%) Blue Coat
10 30 (7.50%) IBM
11 26 (6.50%) F5
12 24 (6.00%) Oracle
13 22 (5.50%) Symantec
14 21 (5.25%) Palo Alto
15 19 (4.75%) 3Com
15 19 (4.75%) Intel Security
16 15 (3.75%) Sun
17 14 (3.50%) Dell
18 13 (3.25%) Veritas
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