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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / South East
Rank 91 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 164 179 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.26% 2.16% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 10.98% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 105 100
Median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.83 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £58.59 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -16.98%

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
1543 1630 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.26% 19.65% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 881 914
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 97 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +24 56 £475 +35.71% 22
Hampshire +25 55 £325 - 16
Surrey +11 27 £400 +1.26% 12
West Sussex +9 14 £309 -11.99% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £450 +26.76% 8
Middlesex +5 3 £345 +115.62% 1
Kent -4 1 - - 4
East Sussex -5 1 £120 -63.07% 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 175 (56.45%) Windows
2 104 (33.55%) Linux
3 88 (28.39%) Active Directory
4 82 (26.45%) Cisco
5 81 (26.13%) DNS
6 80 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 74 (23.87%) VMware
8 66 (21.29%) SSL
8 66 (21.29%) ITIL
9 61 (19.68%) Security Cleared
9 61 (19.68%) Windows 7
10 60 (19.35%) MS Office
10 60 (19.35%) Firewall
11 58 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (17.74%) HTTP
13 51 (16.45%) LAN
14 50 (16.13%) DHCP
14 50 (16.13%) Unix
15 49 (15.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (15.16%) SC Cleared
17 46 (14.84%) WAN
18 44 (14.19%) Windows Server
19 40 (12.90%) Python
20 39 (12.58%) Juniper
20 39 (12.58%) Telecoms
21 38 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
23 35 (11.29%) VPN
23 35 (11.29%) Perl
24 34 (10.97%) Internet

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 31 (10.00%) Apache
2 26 (8.39%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.77%) Tomcat
4 19 (6.13%) IIS
5 12 (3.87%) JBoss
6 9 (2.90%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.58%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.94%) nginx
9 5 (1.61%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.97%) Confluence
10 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.65%) TPMS
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (19.35%) MS Office
2 26 (8.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.29%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.16%) Office 365
2 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.94%) GitHub
4 6 (1.94%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.29%) SaaS
6 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (26.13%) DNS
2 66 (21.29%) SSL
3 60 (19.35%) Firewall
4 55 (17.74%) HTTP
5 51 (16.45%) LAN
6 50 (16.13%) DHCP
7 46 (14.84%) WAN
8 35 (11.29%) VPN
9 34 (10.97%) Internet
10 33 (10.65%) MPLS
10 33 (10.65%) SNMP
11 27 (8.71%) Network Security
12 23 (7.42%) ICMP
13 22 (7.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (7.10%) FTP
13 22 (7.10%) SAN
13 22 (7.10%) Wireless
13 22 (7.10%) Wireshark
14 21 (6.77%) Ethernet
15 20 (6.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.45%) MySQL
2 10 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) GIS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Redis
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.55%) Selenium
4 8 (2.58%) JIRA
5 7 (2.26%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.94%) Ant
6 6 (1.94%) Gatling
6 6 (1.94%) Grunt
6 6 (1.94%) gulp
6 6 (1.94%) IntelliJ
6 6 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (1.94%) Sublime Text
7 5 (1.61%) JUnit
7 5 (1.61%) MSI
8 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.29%) Protractor
8 4 (1.29%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.29%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.97%) Subversion
10 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (12.58%) Telecoms
2 33 (10.65%) Finance
3 16 (5.16%) Back Office
4 14 (4.52%) Electronics
4 14 (4.52%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.19%) Marketing
6 4 (1.29%) Automotive
6 4 (1.29%) Games
6 4 (1.29%) Korean Language
6 4 (1.29%) Military
7 3 (0.97%) Billing
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (18.71%) Support Engineer
2 33 (10.65%) Developer
3 29 (9.35%) Network Engineer
4 23 (7.42%) Analyst
5 22 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (6.77%) 1st Line Support
7 20 (6.45%) Consultant
8 19 (6.13%) Desktop Support
9 15 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.52%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (4.19%) Administrator
11 13 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) 1st Line Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) IP Network Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (3.55%) C++ Developer
13 11 (3.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.13%) HTML
2 14 (4.52%) CSS
3 11 (3.55%) 802.1X
3 11 (3.55%) Middleware
4 10 (3.23%) J2EE
5 8 (2.58%) COM+
6 6 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.94%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.94%) jQuery
6 6 (1.94%) Node.js
6 6 (1.94%) Servlets
6 6 (1.94%) SOAP
6 6 (1.94%) Web Services
7 5 (1.61%) WebCenter
7 5 (1.61%) XML
8 4 (1.29%) LAMP
9 3 (0.97%) CGI
9 3 (0.97%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.97%) REST
9 3 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.97%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.52%) Device Driver
3 14 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.90%) Clustering
6 9 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.58%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.58%) Video on Demand
8 7 (2.26%) STB
9 6 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.29%) DataPower
10 4 (1.29%) IPTV
10 4 (1.29%) MPEG
10 4 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 175 (56.45%) Windows
2 104 (33.55%) Linux
3 61 (19.68%) Windows 7
4 50 (16.13%) Unix
5 49 (15.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (14.19%) Windows Server
7 38 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (7.42%) CentOS
10 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (6.45%) Windows XP
12 18 (5.81%) Windows 10
13 16 (5.16%) Ubuntu
14 15 (4.84%) Windows 8
15 11 (3.55%) Debian
16 9 (2.90%) Android
17 8 (2.58%) Mac OS X
18 6 (1.94%) Solaris
19 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000
20 3 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.29%) ITIL
2 25 (8.06%) Software Engineering
3 24 (7.74%) DevOps
3 24 (7.74%) Incident Management
4 20 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.45%) Change Management
5 19 (6.13%) Information Security
6 15 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (4.52%) Problem Management
8 13 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (4.19%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (4.19%) Open Source
8 13 (4.19%) Project Management
8 13 (4.19%) Software Delivery
9 12 (3.87%) Analytics
9 12 (3.87%) Automated Testing
9 12 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (3.87%) Programme Management
9 12 (3.87%) Service Management
10 11 (3.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.90%) Python
2 35 (11.29%) Perl
3 33 (10.65%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.32%) Java
5 27 (8.71%) Bash Shell
5 27 (8.71%) C++
6 22 (7.10%) C#
7 17 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.16%) C
9 14 (4.52%) SQL
10 8 (2.58%) Ruby
10 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.94%) Ada
11 6 (1.94%) Groovy
11 6 (1.94%) Haskell
11 6 (1.94%) PHP
11 6 (1.94%) Scala
11 6 (1.94%) Tcl
11 6 (1.94%) VBScript
12 2 (0.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 61 (19.68%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (10.00%) CCNA
5 27 (8.71%) CCNP
6 20 (6.45%) Degree
7 16 (5.16%) DV Cleared
8 14 (4.52%) CCIE
9 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.87%) CISSP
11 8 (2.58%) MCP
12 7 (2.26%) GIAC
13 5 (1.61%) MCSE
14 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.29%) CCIP
14 4 (1.29%) GCIH
14 4 (1.29%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.29%) SANS
14 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.13%) SLA
2 15 (4.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.32%) QA
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (28.39%) Active Directory
2 58 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.10%) vSphere
4 21 (6.77%) Firmware
5 14 (4.52%) vCloud
6 8 (2.58%) XenApp
7 6 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.61%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.29%) Docker
10 2 (0.65%) ACF2
10 2 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.65%) RACF
10 2 (0.65%) Xen
11 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.32%) Snort
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (9.35%) SCCM
2 19 (6.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (4.84%) Puppet
4 13 (4.19%) Ansible
4 13 (4.19%) SELinux
5 7 (2.26%) Kibana
6 6 (1.94%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.94%) Grafana
6 6 (1.94%) Nexpose
6 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.61%) EdgeSight
7 5 (1.61%) QRadar
7 5 (1.61%) SafeCom
7 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.29%) Nagios
8 4 (1.29%) OpenView
8 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.29%) SCOM
8 4 (1.29%) WMI
9 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 82 (26.45%) Cisco
2 80 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 74 (23.87%) VMware
4 39 (12.58%) Juniper
5 24 (7.74%) F5
5 24 (7.74%) HP
6 23 (7.42%) Huawei
6 23 (7.42%) Red Hat
7 21 (6.77%) CheckPoint
8 16 (5.16%) Ericsson
9 13 (4.19%) Intel Security
9 13 (4.19%) Nokia
9 13 (4.19%) Nokia Networks
10 12 (3.87%) Citrix
10 12 (3.87%) SAP
11 10 (3.23%) Oracle
11 10 (3.23%) Symantec
12 9 (2.90%) Apple
12 9 (2.90%) ArcSight
12 9 (2.90%) Blue Coat
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