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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 84 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 203 190 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.09% 2.21% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 12.65% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 96
Average daily rate
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£341 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.09% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.17 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% -16.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
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
1896 1502 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.47% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 696 632
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +26 72 £350 +27.27% 20
Berkshire -3 55 £338 +92.85% 26
Surrey -26 30 £350 +22.80% 25
Buckinghamshire -12 14 £343 -0.72% 15
West Sussex +2 7 £128 -47.95% 5
East Sussex -7 5 £275 -12.00% 3
Oxfordshire -8 5 £133 -23.18% 3
Middlesex +1 4 £330 -8.96% 1
Kent -7 3 £400 -7.24% 5
Isle of Wight - 1 £300 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 256 (61.39%) Windows
2 141 (33.81%) Microsoft
3 124 (29.74%) Active Directory
4 123 (29.50%) DNS
5 119 (28.54%) Security Cleared
6 116 (27.82%) HP
7 115 (27.58%) Firewall
8 108 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 92 (22.06%) Cisco
10 85 (20.38%) ITIL
11 84 (20.14%) SC Cleared
12 81 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 79 (18.94%) Linux
13 79 (18.94%) JavaScript
14 78 (18.71%) Oracle
14 78 (18.71%) VMware
15 77 (18.47%) UNIX
15 77 (18.47%) WAN
16 76 (18.23%) LAN
17 74 (17.75%) SAN
18 67 (16.07%) DHCP
19 66 (15.83%) SQL
19 66 (15.83%) HTML
20 65 (15.59%) .NET
20 65 (15.59%) MS Office
21 61 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
22 60 (14.39%) Windows XP
23 59 (14.15%) ASP.NET
23 59 (14.15%) Windows 7
24 55 (13.19%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (9.59%) IIS
2 36 (8.63%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (3.12%) Apache
5 7 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.44%) JBoss
6 6 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.96%) Liferay
7 4 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.72%) Documentum
8 3 (0.72%) nginx
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 65 (15.59%) MS Office
2 51 (12.23%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 52 (12.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (29.50%) DNS
2 115 (27.58%) Firewall
3 77 (18.47%) WAN
4 76 (18.23%) LAN
5 74 (17.75%) SAN
6 67 (16.07%) DHCP
7 49 (11.75%) Internet
8 37 (8.87%) VPN
9 31 (7.43%) HTTPS
9 31 (7.43%) SSL
9 31 (7.43%) HTTP
10 27 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (6.24%) Wireshark
12 24 (5.76%) Network Security
12 24 (5.76%) Ethernet
13 23 (5.52%) OSPF
14 22 (5.28%) Wireless
15 21 (5.04%) VLAN
16 20 (4.80%) VoIP
17 17 (4.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (3.36%) MySQL
4 9 (2.16%) EDRMS
5 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.20%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.72%) DB2
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.24%) Big Data
11 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.24%) Ingres
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (2.64%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.44%) Subversion
3 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.20%) GDB
4 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.96%) Introscope
5 3 (0.72%) MSI
5 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.24%) NUnit
7 1 (0.24%) JIRA
7 1 (0.24%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.24%) Moq
7 1 (0.24%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.24%) Trac
General
1 36 (8.63%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.76%) Finance
3 10 (2.40%) Banking
4 7 (1.68%) Retail
4 7 (1.68%) Back Office
5 6 (1.44%) Electronics
5 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.44%) Advertising
6 3 (0.72%) Billing
6 3 (0.72%) Legal
6 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.48%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (25.90%) Analyst
2 41 (9.83%) Test Analyst
3 39 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 35 (8.39%) Network Engineer
5 22 (5.28%) Developer
5 22 (5.28%) Administrator
6 20 (4.80%) Support Analyst
7 19 (4.56%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.56%) Tester
7 19 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.08%) Security Analyst
9 13 (3.12%) Desktop Support
9 13 (3.12%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (2.88%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (2.88%) Service Analyst
10 12 (2.88%) SCCM Engineer
11 11 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (2.40%) Network Analyst
12 10 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.83%) HTML
2 65 (15.59%) .NET
3 59 (14.15%) ASP.NET
4 54 (12.95%) JSP
5 13 (3.12%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.88%) WebSockets
6 12 (2.88%) DCOM
7 11 (2.64%) Web Services
8 10 (2.40%) XML
9 7 (1.68%) CSS
10 6 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.96%) LAMP
11 4 (0.96%) WebCenter
11 4 (0.96%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.72%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.72%) SOAP
13 2 (0.48%) OLE
13 2 (0.48%) ODBC
13 2 (0.48%) COM+
13 2 (0.48%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.15%) PKI
3 19 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.84%) Clustering
5 14 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.12%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.40%) IVR
7 10 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.16%) HACMP
9 8 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.44%) iPad
11 5 (1.20%) User Experience
12 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.96%) Replication
13 3 (0.72%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.72%) MPEG
13 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.72%) e-Health
14 2 (0.48%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 256 (61.39%) Windows
2 108 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (18.94%) Linux
5 77 (18.47%) UNIX
6 60 (14.39%) Windows XP
7 59 (14.15%) Windows 7
8 34 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (5.76%) Windows 2000
11 14 (3.36%) AIX
12 11 (2.64%) Solaris
13 10 (2.40%) Android
14 6 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.96%) Debian
16 4 (0.96%) CentOS
16 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.38%) ITIL
2 41 (9.83%) Test Scripting
3 32 (7.67%) Incident Management
4 31 (7.43%) Validation
5 30 (7.19%) Software Testing
6 26 (6.24%) Software Engineering
6 26 (6.24%) Knowledge Management
7 25 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.80%) Project Management
8 20 (4.80%) Workflow
9 18 (4.32%) Service Management
9 18 (4.32%) Migration
10 17 (4.08%) SIEM
11 16 (3.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (3.84%) Configuration Management
11 16 (3.84%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (3.60%) Time Management
12 15 (3.60%) Coaching
13 13 (3.12%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.94%) JavaScript
2 66 (15.83%) SQL
3 34 (8.15%) PowerShell
4 31 (7.43%) VBScript
5 30 (7.19%) C
6 24 (5.76%) Python
7 17 (4.08%) C#
7 17 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.60%) Java
9 14 (3.36%) Perl
10 12 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.40%) C++
12 9 (2.16%) PHP
12 9 (2.16%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.20%) Ruby
15 4 (0.96%) AppleScript
15 4 (0.96%) VB
16 3 (0.72%) AWK
16 3 (0.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 119 (28.54%) Security Cleared
2 84 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 61 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (13.19%) CCNA
5 52 (12.47%) ISTQB
5 52 (12.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 46 (11.03%) DV Cleared
7 35 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (7.43%) MCSE
9 30 (7.19%) CCNP
10 19 (4.56%) CISSP
11 18 (4.32%) MCP
12 13 (3.12%) Degree
13 11 (2.64%) CEH
14 10 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (2.16%) GIAC
15 9 (2.16%) MCITP
16 7 (1.68%) GCIA
17 6 (1.44%) ISEB
18 3 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.56%) SLA
2 16 (3.84%) QA
3 14 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 124 (29.74%) Active Directory
2 48 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.08%) vSphere
4 16 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.16%) Firmware
6 9 (2.16%) Nmap
7 8 (1.92%) XenApp
8 6 (1.44%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.20%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.20%) Snort
9 5 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (1.20%) OCFS2
10 4 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.72%) Varnish
11 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.72%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.48%) NFS
12 2 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (12.71%) SCCM
2 28 (6.71%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (5.04%) SCOM
4 20 (4.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (4.56%) Nessus
6 12 (2.88%) WMI
6 12 (2.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.16%) Puppet
8 8 (1.92%) Nagios
9 7 (1.68%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.68%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.44%) SAP Afaria
10 6 (1.44%) MOM
11 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.96%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.72%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 116 (27.82%) HP
3 92 (22.06%) Cisco
4 78 (18.71%) Oracle
4 78 (18.71%) VMware
5 53 (12.71%) Citrix
6 28 (6.71%) Juniper
7 26 (6.24%) Red Hat
8 20 (4.80%) CheckPoint
9 19 (4.56%) Qualys
10 18 (4.32%) F5
10 18 (4.32%) IBM
11 16 (3.84%) Dell
12 14 (3.36%) NetApp
12 14 (3.36%) McAfee
13 13 (3.12%) ArcSight
14 12 (2.88%) EMC
15 11 (2.64%) Remedy
15 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.40%) Sun
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