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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 93 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 213 219 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.34% 2.29% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.32% 11.75% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 93
Median daily rate £375 £373 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +16.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.63 £19.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.74% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £14.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.25 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
1882 1864 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.66% 19.51% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 903 719
Median daily rate £375 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 106 104
Median hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +80.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Berkshire -1 67 £375 -6.25% 31
Surrey +3 54 £418 +25.56% 15
Hampshire +6 42 £320 -20.00% 14
West Sussex -17 13 £433 +103.76% 4
Oxfordshire +12 10 £155 -55.71% 5
East Sussex +8 9 £413 - 5
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £335 -10.06% 4
Middlesex -2 4 £360 +19.00%
Kent -19 4 £419 -15.18% 3
Thames Valley - 3 £600 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 202 (47.31%) Windows
2 161 (37.70%) DNS
3 143 (33.49%) Linux
4 140 (32.79%) Firewall
5 129 (30.21%) Cisco
6 125 (29.27%) Active Directory
7 118 (27.63%) Microsoft
8 116 (27.17%) DHCP
9 111 (26.00%) WAN
10 109 (25.53%) ITIL
11 104 (24.36%) LAN
12 81 (18.97%) Windows Server
13 78 (18.27%) VPN
14 72 (16.86%) Cisco Certification
15 70 (16.39%) HTTP
16 66 (15.46%) SSL
17 64 (14.99%) HP
18 63 (14.75%) MS Office
18 63 (14.75%) VMware
19 62 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 60 (14.05%) Security Cleared
20 60 (14.05%) IPsec
21 59 (13.82%) Finance
22 56 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (12.88%) Internet
24 54 (12.65%) Unix
25 51 (11.94%) MS Excel
25 51 (11.94%) BGP
26 50 (11.71%) SAN
26 50 (11.71%) Wireless

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 44 (10.30%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (3.28%) Apache
4 13 (3.04%) IIS
5 12 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.17%) JBoss
10 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.23%) CICS
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (14.75%) MS Office
2 51 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.64%) Acrobat
4 6 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.41%) QuarkXPress
5 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.98%) Office 365
2 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.81%) Mimecast
4 6 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (1.41%) SaaS
5 4 (0.94%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (37.70%) DNS
2 140 (32.79%) Firewall
3 116 (27.17%) DHCP
4 111 (26.00%) WAN
5 104 (24.36%) LAN
6 78 (18.27%) VPN
7 70 (16.39%) HTTP
8 66 (15.46%) SSL
9 60 (14.05%) IPsec
10 55 (12.88%) Internet
11 51 (11.94%) BGP
12 50 (11.71%) SAN
12 50 (11.71%) Wireless
13 47 (11.01%) Network Security
13 47 (11.01%) SNMP
14 45 (10.54%) MPLS
15 33 (7.73%) SMTP
16 32 (7.49%) Ethernet
17 30 (7.03%) LDAP
17 30 (7.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.64%) MySQL
4 6 (1.41%) Big Data
4 6 (1.41%) FileMaker
5 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.17%) OpenStack Swift
5 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.87%) SoapUI
2 7 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.17%) Subversion
4 5 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.94%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.94%) JUnit
5 4 (0.94%) Maven
5 4 (0.94%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.23%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.23%) Introscope
6 1 (0.23%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.23%) Redmine
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 59 (13.82%) Finance
2 34 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.75%) Marketing
4 11 (2.58%) Back Office
5 9 (2.11%) Legal
6 7 (1.64%) Banking
6 7 (1.64%) Front Office
6 7 (1.64%) Games
6 7 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.17%) Billing
8 4 (0.94%) Retail
9 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (18.74%) Analyst
2 70 (16.39%) Network Engineer
3 68 (15.93%) Support Engineer
4 33 (7.73%) Security Engineer
5 31 (7.26%) Administrator
6 24 (5.62%) Desktop Support
6 24 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (5.62%) Service Analyst
6 24 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (5.39%) Developer
8 21 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 19 (4.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (4.45%) Network Support
9 19 (4.45%) Security Analyst
9 19 (4.45%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (4.22%) Java Developer
10 18 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (4.22%) Network Support Engineer
11 15 (3.51%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.13%) XML
2 33 (7.73%) CSS
3 24 (5.62%) 802.1X
4 22 (5.15%) SOAP
5 20 (4.68%) HTML
6 18 (4.22%) .NET
7 16 (3.75%) Hibernate
8 15 (3.51%) Web Services
9 11 (2.58%) J2EE
9 11 (2.58%) JDBC
10 10 (2.34%) DHTML
10 10 (2.34%) JMS
10 10 (2.34%) JSP
10 10 (2.34%) Servlets
10 10 (2.34%) Spring
10 10 (2.34%) Struts
11 8 (1.87%) XML Messaging
12 7 (1.64%) REST
13 6 (1.41%) MFC
14 5 (1.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.09%) Clustering
3 25 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.45%) Public Cloud
6 18 (4.22%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.98%) Driving Licence
8 16 (3.75%) Blackberry
8 16 (3.75%) PKI
9 15 (3.51%) Cryptography
10 13 (3.04%) HACMP
10 13 (3.04%) Mathematics
11 12 (2.81%) AS400
11 12 (2.81%) iPad
12 10 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.34%) RSA SecurID
13 9 (2.11%) DataPower
14 8 (1.87%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.64%) Statistics
16 6 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 202 (47.31%) Windows
2 143 (33.49%) Linux
3 81 (18.97%) Windows Server
4 62 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (12.65%) Unix
6 42 (9.84%) Windows XP
7 36 (8.43%) Windows 7
8 33 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (5.39%) Solaris
11 22 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (3.75%) Windows 8
13 14 (3.28%) AIX
14 13 (3.04%) Mac OS X
15 10 (2.34%) Ubuntu
16 9 (2.11%) CentOS
17 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.70%) Android
18 3 (0.70%) CatOS
18 3 (0.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (25.53%) ITIL
2 47 (11.01%) Load Balancing
3 40 (9.37%) Change Management
4 34 (7.96%) Incident Management
5 31 (7.26%) Information Security
5 31 (7.26%) Mentoring
6 27 (6.32%) Project Management
7 24 (5.62%) Problem Management
8 23 (5.39%) High Availability
8 23 (5.39%) SIEM
9 22 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (5.15%) ITSM
10 20 (4.68%) Open Source
10 20 (4.68%) Service Management
10 20 (4.68%) Validation
11 19 (4.45%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.22%) Capacity Management
12 18 (4.22%) DevOps
12 18 (4.22%) OO
12 18 (4.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.73%) C
1 33 (7.73%) Python
2 32 (7.49%) Perl
3 31 (7.26%) SQL
4 27 (6.32%) Java
5 25 (5.85%) C++
6 21 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.75%) VBScript
8 15 (3.51%) C#
8 15 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.28%) VB
10 9 (2.11%) PHP
11 8 (1.87%) Tcl
12 6 (1.41%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.94%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.47%) Ada
17 1 (0.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 72 (16.86%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (14.05%) Security Cleared
3 56 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (11.48%) CCNA
5 48 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 38 (8.90%) MCSE
7 34 (7.96%) Degree
8 33 (7.73%) CCNP
9 31 (7.26%) MCP
10 27 (6.32%) MCSA
11 23 (5.39%) CISSP
12 17 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (3.28%) GCIH
14 12 (2.81%) MCSD
15 11 (2.58%) CCSE
15 11 (2.58%) GCIA
16 10 (2.34%) CEH
17 9 (2.11%) CCSA
17 9 (2.11%) ISTQB
17 9 (2.11%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.20%) PCI DSS
2 20 (4.68%) SLA
3 12 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.23%) JTAG
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 125 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.51%) vSphere
5 12 (2.81%) NFS
5 12 (2.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (2.81%) XenApp
6 9 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (1.64%) vCloud
7 7 (1.64%) Veritas File System
7 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.41%) Firmware
8 6 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.41%) Oracle Clusterware
8 6 (1.41%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.70%) RHEV
10 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (5.62%) Puppet
2 23 (5.39%) SCCM
3 17 (3.98%) FortiGate
4 16 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 13 (3.04%) NetBackup
6 11 (2.58%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.34%) HP SIM
7 10 (2.34%) RSA Security Analytics
8 9 (2.11%) Ansible
8 9 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (1.64%) DameWare
10 7 (1.64%) Nagios
10 7 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.41%) BMC Marimba
11 6 (1.41%) Legato
11 6 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.41%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (30.21%) Cisco
2 118 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 64 (14.99%) HP
4 63 (14.75%) VMware
5 49 (11.48%) CheckPoint
6 40 (9.37%) Juniper
7 39 (9.13%) Red Hat
8 38 (8.90%) Citrix
9 32 (7.49%) IBM
9 32 (7.49%) Oracle
10 29 (6.79%) F5
11 23 (5.39%) EMC
12 21 (4.92%) Avaya
12 21 (4.92%) Palo Alto
13 20 (4.68%) Blue Coat
13 20 (4.68%) Dell
13 20 (4.68%) Veritas
14 15 (3.51%) Adobe
14 15 (3.51%) Sun
14 15 (3.51%) Symantec
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday