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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 70 83 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 247 174 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.52% 1.95% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.19% 10.92% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 81 93
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £138 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 48
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -20.48%
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
2027 1593 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.67% 17.82% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 669 624
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 132 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £56.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Berkshire +10 70 £306 +11.36% 37
Hampshire +5 68 £400 +19.40% 16
Surrey +14 48 £205 -28.07% 25
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £325 -31.57% 13
East Sussex +9 13 £400 +33.33% 4
West Sussex -20 11 £300 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire -11 10 £313 -16.66% 7
Kent - 5 £138 - 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £425 -
Middlesex -2 1 £405 -14.73% 2
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 234 (50.87%) Windows
2 160 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 137 (29.78%) Firewall
4 126 (27.39%) DNS
4 126 (27.39%) Active Directory
5 124 (26.96%) Cisco
6 119 (25.87%) Linux
7 117 (25.43%) Security Cleared
8 99 (21.52%) VMware
9 97 (21.09%) ITIL
10 95 (20.65%) WAN
11 94 (20.43%) HP
12 92 (20.00%) DHCP
13 90 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 88 (19.13%) LAN
15 80 (17.39%) UNIX
15 80 (17.39%) SC Cleared
16 75 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
17 74 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 70 (15.22%) SAN
19 69 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
20 65 (14.13%) JavaScript
21 64 (13.91%) Telecoms
22 63 (13.70%) CCNA
23 59 (12.83%) VPN
24 57 (12.39%) HTML
24 57 (12.39%) Internet
25 54 (11.74%) Oracle
26 52 (11.30%) SQL
26 52 (11.30%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 49 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.74%) IIS
3 21 (4.57%) Apache
4 16 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.26%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.39%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.30%) JBoss
8 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.87%) SAS
10 4 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.43%) Lync
12 1 (0.22%) nginx
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 52 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.78%) MS Office
3 11 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.74%) RMDS
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) Office 365
2 5 (1.09%) IaaS
3 3 (0.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 137 (29.78%) Firewall
2 126 (27.39%) DNS
3 95 (20.65%) WAN
4 92 (20.00%) DHCP
5 88 (19.13%) LAN
6 70 (15.22%) SAN
7 59 (12.83%) VPN
8 57 (12.39%) Internet
9 47 (10.22%) SSL
10 45 (9.78%) Network Security
11 42 (9.13%) Ethernet
12 41 (8.91%) VoIP
13 38 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (6.74%) HTTP
15 30 (6.52%) Wireshark
16 28 (6.09%) FTP
17 25 (5.43%) LDAP
18 24 (5.22%) OSPF
19 23 (5.00%) MPLS
20 21 (4.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.57%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (2.61%) MySQL
4 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.30%) EDRMS
7 6 (1.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.09%) DB2
9 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.65%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.43%) Big Data
11 1 (0.22%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.22%) SQLite
11 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.22%) VoltDB
11 1 (0.22%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Subversion
2 10 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.30%) JIRA
5 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.87%) Trac
6 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.87%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.87%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.43%) Introscope
8 2 (0.43%) JMeter
8 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.43%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.22%) GCC
9 1 (0.22%) GDB
General
1 64 (13.91%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.91%) Finance
3 14 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.17%) Retail
4 10 (2.17%) Back Office
5 7 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.52%) Billing
5 7 (1.52%) Banking
6 5 (1.09%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.09%) Legal
7 4 (0.87%) Military
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 80 (17.39%) Analyst
2 60 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 42 (9.13%) Support Engineer
4 27 (5.87%) Consultant
5 26 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 24 (5.22%) Developer
7 24 (5.22%) Administrator
8 23 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 22 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (3.91%) Security Engineer
11 16 (3.48%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.48%) Network Consultant
11 16 (3.48%) Tester
12 15 (3.26%) Security Consultant
13 14 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.83%) Security Analyst
15 12 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (2.61%) Network Security Consultant
16 11 (2.39%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.39%) HTML
2 43 (9.35%) .NET
3 32 (6.96%) ASP.NET
4 26 (5.65%) JSP
4 26 (5.65%) XML
5 15 (3.26%) SOAP
6 13 (2.83%) Web Services
7 10 (2.17%) CSS
8 9 (1.96%) LAMP
9 8 (1.74%) Rendezvous
9 8 (1.74%) J2EE
9 8 (1.74%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.52%) WebSockets
10 7 (1.52%) Ajax
10 7 (1.52%) JSON
11 6 (1.30%) XHTML
12 5 (1.09%) XSLT
12 5 (1.09%) Software Packaging
12 5 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.17%) PKI
3 22 (4.78%) Clustering
4 21 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.83%) IVR
6 10 (2.17%) Replication
6 10 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.74%) FlexPod
7 8 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.52%) SecurID
9 6 (1.30%) HACMP
9 6 (1.30%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.09%) Open Source
10 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.87%) SCADA
11 4 (0.87%) iPad
12 3 (0.65%) iSeries
12 3 (0.65%) e-Health
12 3 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 234 (50.87%) Windows
2 119 (25.87%) Linux
3 90 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (17.39%) UNIX
5 69 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (9.78%) Windows 7
7 42 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (6.30%) Windows XP
10 21 (4.57%) Solaris
11 13 (2.83%) AIX
12 11 (2.39%) Android
13 9 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.74%) Fedora
15 7 (1.52%) CentOS
16 6 (1.30%) Windows 2000
17 5 (1.09%) SUSE
17 5 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.09%) ITIL
2 39 (8.48%) Project Management
3 31 (6.74%) Service Management
4 29 (6.30%) Incident Management
5 28 (6.09%) Test Scripting
5 28 (6.09%) Validation
6 23 (5.00%) Migration
7 22 (4.78%) Load Balancing
8 21 (4.57%) Knowledge Management
8 21 (4.57%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 20 (4.35%) Information Security
10 18 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (3.70%) Multithreading
11 17 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 16 (3.48%) CRM
13 15 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (3.04%) SIEM
14 14 (3.04%) OO
14 14 (3.04%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.13%) JavaScript
2 52 (11.30%) SQL
3 27 (5.87%) Java
4 24 (5.22%) C
5 23 (5.00%) Perl
6 21 (4.57%) PHP
6 21 (4.57%) Python
7 19 (4.13%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.91%) C#
9 13 (2.83%) C++
10 12 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.74%) VBScript
12 6 (1.30%) MUMPS
12 6 (1.30%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.87%) AppleScript
14 3 (0.65%) AWK
14 3 (0.65%) IronPython
14 3 (0.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 117 (25.43%) Security Cleared
2 80 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 75 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (13.70%) CCNA
5 52 (11.30%) DV Cleared
6 36 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (7.83%) CCNP
7 34 (7.39%) MCSE
8 28 (6.09%) ISTQB
9 27 (5.87%) CISSP
10 25 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (4.35%) Degree
12 13 (2.83%) MCP
13 12 (2.61%) CCIE
13 12 (2.61%) VCP4
14 9 (1.96%) MCITP
14 9 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.74%) GIAC
15 8 (1.74%) BC Cleared
16 7 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.57%) SLA
2 12 (2.61%) QA
3 9 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.87%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.43%) GPG13
8 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 126 (27.39%) Active Directory
2 74 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.22%) vSphere
5 22 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.17%) vCloud
6 10 (2.17%) Firmware
7 9 (1.96%) Snort
7 9 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (1.52%) Veritas File System
10 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.09%) NFS
11 5 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.09%) Nmap
11 5 (1.09%) XenApp
11 5 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.65%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.65%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (6.74%) SCCM
2 17 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (2.39%) SCOM
5 10 (2.17%) Nessus
5 10 (2.17%) Nagios
6 8 (1.74%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.74%) Puppet
7 6 (1.30%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.09%) OpenView
8 5 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.87%) Tivoli NetView
9 4 (0.87%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 160 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 124 (26.96%) Cisco
3 99 (21.52%) VMware
4 94 (20.43%) HP
5 54 (11.74%) Oracle
6 49 (10.65%) Juniper
7 44 (9.57%) Citrix
8 39 (8.48%) CheckPoint
8 39 (8.48%) Red Hat
9 32 (6.96%) F5
10 24 (5.22%) IBM
11 23 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 21 (4.57%) Blue Coat
13 19 (4.13%) Sun
14 18 (3.91%) McAfee
14 18 (3.91%) NetApp
15 15 (3.26%) Dell
16 12 (2.61%) CA
16 12 (2.61%) Veritas
16 12 (2.61%) NetScout
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