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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 136 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 132 266 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 2.71% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.53% 14.83% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 161 99
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 34
Median hourly rate £41.25 £17.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -12.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -3.72%
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
1548 1794 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.99% 18.30% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 970 862
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 129 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Surrey -19 35 £436 +16.33% 15
Berkshire -36 29 £307 -7.12% 29
Hampshire -16 25 £325 -3.70% 17
Buckinghamshire +17 20 £400 +6.66% 4
West Sussex -14 11 £400 +12.28% 3
Kent +6 7 £190 -47.58% 5
Middlesex 0 3 £350 -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £313 - 6
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 172 (49.00%) Windows
2 119 (33.90%) Linux
3 117 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 113 (32.19%) Cisco
5 98 (27.92%) DNS
6 92 (26.21%) ITIL
6 92 (26.21%) Firewall
7 88 (25.07%) Active Directory
8 87 (24.79%) WAN
9 83 (23.65%) LAN
10 74 (21.08%) DHCP
11 68 (19.37%) VPN
12 67 (19.09%) Security Cleared
13 63 (17.95%) VMware
14 60 (17.09%) SC Cleared
15 59 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
16 57 (16.24%) MS Office
16 57 (16.24%) Windows Server
17 54 (15.38%) Finance
18 53 (15.10%) MS Excel
19 52 (14.81%) SSL
19 52 (14.81%) HTTP
19 52 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (13.39%) IPsec
22 46 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 43 (12.25%) HP
24 41 (11.68%) SAN
24 41 (11.68%) Internet
25 40 (11.40%) Network Security

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 38 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.13%) Apache
2 11 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (2.85%) IIS
3 10 (2.85%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.14%) CMS
6 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (16.24%) MS Office
2 53 (15.10%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.57%) InDesign
6 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.57%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.57%) Primavera
2 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.57%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.27%) Office 365
2 13 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.28%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (27.92%) DNS
2 92 (26.21%) Firewall
3 87 (24.79%) WAN
4 83 (23.65%) LAN
5 74 (21.08%) DHCP
6 68 (19.37%) VPN
7 52 (14.81%) HTTP
7 52 (14.81%) SSL
8 47 (13.39%) IPsec
9 41 (11.68%) Internet
9 41 (11.68%) SAN
10 40 (11.40%) Network Security
11 39 (11.11%) SNMP
12 36 (10.26%) BGP
13 30 (8.55%) Wireless
14 28 (7.98%) MPLS
15 24 (6.84%) Wireshark
16 23 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (5.98%) Ethernet
17 21 (5.98%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.42%) MySQL
4 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.57%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Big Data
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.14%) Subversion
5 3 (0.85%) JUnit
6 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.57%) Introscope
6 2 (0.57%) Maven
6 2 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.28%) Redmine
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (15.38%) Finance
2 34 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.84%) Marketing
4 9 (2.56%) Back Office
4 9 (2.56%) Electronics
5 8 (2.28%) Legal
5 8 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.71%) Games
7 5 (1.42%) Banking
7 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.42%) Retail
8 4 (1.14%) German Language
8 4 (1.14%) Military
9 3 (0.85%) Advertising
9 3 (0.85%) Automotive
9 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (16.24%) Support Engineer
2 54 (15.38%) Analyst
3 50 (14.25%) Network Engineer
4 28 (7.98%) Desktop Support
5 26 (7.41%) Administrator
6 20 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (5.41%) Security Engineer
8 18 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 18 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (4.84%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.56%) Consultant
10 16 (4.56%) Network Analyst
11 14 (3.99%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (3.99%) Network Support
11 14 (3.99%) Security Analyst
12 13 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.42%) Developer
13 12 (3.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.26%) CSS
1 29 (8.26%) XML
2 20 (5.70%) .NET
3 17 (4.84%) 802.1X
4 11 (3.13%) HTML
5 9 (2.56%) Web Services
6 8 (2.28%) SOAP
7 7 (1.99%) J2EE
8 6 (1.71%) MFC
9 5 (1.42%) Regular Expression
10 4 (1.14%) Java SE
10 4 (1.14%) JDBC
10 4 (1.14%) LAMP
10 4 (1.14%) XML Messaging
11 3 (0.85%) DCOM
11 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.85%) ODBC
11 3 (0.85%) WebCenter
12 2 (0.57%) JMS
12 2 (0.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.55%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.98%) Public Cloud
4 20 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.70%) Clustering
5 17 (4.84%) PKI
6 16 (4.56%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.85%) Device Driver
8 10 (2.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.56%) AS400
9 9 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
10 8 (2.28%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.28%) iPad
11 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.71%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.42%) HACMP
13 5 (1.42%) Replication
13 5 (1.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 172 (49.00%) Windows
2 119 (33.90%) Linux
3 57 (16.24%) Windows Server
4 46 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (11.11%) Unix
6 32 (9.12%) Windows 7
7 27 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 19 (5.41%) Solaris
9 19 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (4.27%) CentOS
12 13 (3.70%) AIX
13 10 (2.85%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.99%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.71%) Android
15 6 (1.71%) Windows 10
16 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.14%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (26.21%) ITIL
2 34 (9.69%) Mentoring
3 33 (9.40%) Load Balancing
4 30 (8.55%) Change Management
5 25 (7.12%) Information Security
6 22 (6.27%) Service Management
7 20 (5.70%) ITSM
8 18 (5.13%) High Availability
9 16 (4.56%) Presales
9 16 (4.56%) Workflow
10 15 (4.27%) Process Improvement
10 15 (4.27%) Project Management
11 14 (3.99%) Migration
11 14 (3.99%) Software Testing
12 13 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.70%) Incident Management
12 13 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 13 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 13 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 13 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.12%) PowerShell
2 31 (8.83%) C++
3 27 (7.69%) C
4 26 (7.41%) Python
4 26 (7.41%) SQL
5 22 (6.27%) Perl
6 19 (5.41%) C#
7 18 (5.13%) VBScript
8 17 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.70%) VB
10 12 (3.42%) Java
11 10 (2.85%) JavaScript
12 9 (2.56%) PHP
13 8 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.71%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.71%) Ruby
15 4 (1.14%) C++/CLI
15 4 (1.14%) Tcl
15 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.85%) Ada
Qualifications
1 67 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 60 (17.09%) SC Cleared
3 59 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (11.11%) CCNA
6 36 (10.26%) CCNP
6 36 (10.26%) MCSE
7 34 (9.69%) Degree
8 33 (9.40%) MCP
9 22 (6.27%) MCSA
10 19 (5.41%) CISSP
11 13 (3.70%) MCSD
11 13 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (3.42%) MCDST
13 11 (3.13%) CCSA
14 10 (2.85%) CCSE
15 5 (1.42%) CCIE
15 5 (1.42%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (1.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.13%) SLA
2 17 (4.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.42%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) JTAG
6 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 88 (25.07%) Active Directory
2 52 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.98%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.27%) vSphere
5 16 (4.56%) XenApp
6 13 (3.70%) vCloud
7 12 (3.42%) Firmware
8 7 (1.99%) ProxySG
9 6 (1.71%) Veritas File System
9 6 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.14%) NFS
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.57%) XenServer
13 1 (0.28%) RHEV
13 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (8.26%) SCCM
2 19 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 17 (4.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.85%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (1.99%) HP SIM
7 7 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.71%) Legato
8 6 (1.71%) Nexpose
8 6 (1.71%) Puppet
9 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.42%) SCOM
10 4 (1.14%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.14%) Ansible
10 4 (1.14%) BMC Marimba
10 4 (1.14%) DameWare
10 4 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.14%) QRadar
10 4 (1.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 117 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 113 (32.19%) Cisco
3 63 (17.95%) VMware
4 43 (12.25%) HP
5 36 (10.26%) Juniper
6 35 (9.97%) CheckPoint
7 31 (8.83%) EMC
8 30 (8.55%) Red Hat
9 28 (7.98%) Blue Coat
10 27 (7.69%) Citrix
11 26 (7.41%) F5
11 26 (7.41%) IBM
12 23 (6.55%) Oracle
13 21 (5.98%) Symantec
14 19 (5.41%) 3Com
14 19 (5.41%) Intel Security
15 16 (4.56%) Dell
16 15 (4.27%) Palo Alto
17 13 (3.70%) Fortinet
18 12 (3.42%) Avaya
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