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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 81 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 218 215 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.39% 2.41% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 12.49% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 90 90
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.75 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
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
1719 1721 1558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.81% 19.29% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 748 658
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 95 163
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Surrey +35 53 £375 -27.53% 30
Berkshire +16 53 £334 +20.27% 34
Hampshire -34 45 £400 +23.07% 19
Buckinghamshire +9 23 £388 +40.90% 12
East Sussex -4 11 £330 +266.66% 5
West Sussex -13 10 £225 -35.71% 6
Oxfordshire -17 8 £350 +9.37% 8
Kent -8 7 £513 +253.44% 10
Middlesex +12 5 £430 -9.47% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 198 (40.41%) Windows
2 149 (30.41%) DNS
3 145 (29.59%) Firewall
4 131 (26.73%) Cisco
5 130 (26.53%) Linux
6 120 (24.49%) Microsoft
7 110 (22.45%) Active Directory
7 110 (22.45%) Security Cleared
8 98 (20.00%) DHCP
9 96 (19.59%) UNIX
10 94 (19.18%) LAN
10 94 (19.18%) VMware
11 92 (18.78%) WAN
12 74 (15.10%) HP
13 71 (14.49%) ITIL
13 71 (14.49%) SC Cleared
14 70 (14.29%) SQL
15 69 (14.08%) VPN
16 68 (13.88%) Cisco Certification
17 67 (13.67%) Finance
17 67 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 66 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 66 (13.47%) Telecoms
19 62 (12.65%) Juniper
20 59 (12.04%) Network Security
21 57 (11.63%) CheckPoint
21 57 (11.63%) HTTP
22 55 (11.22%) SSL
22 55 (11.22%) MS Excel
23 53 (10.82%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 53 (10.82%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (3.67%) Apache
4 17 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.06%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.24%) IIS
8 10 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.61%) JBoss
14 2 (0.41%) CMS
14 2 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.41%) Lync
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.76%) MS Office
3 13 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.06%) RMDS
2 10 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.47%) SaaS
2 13 (2.65%) IaaS
3 11 (2.24%) PaaS
4 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.43%) Office 365
6 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 149 (30.41%) DNS
2 145 (29.59%) Firewall
3 98 (20.00%) DHCP
4 94 (19.18%) LAN
5 92 (18.78%) WAN
6 69 (14.08%) VPN
7 59 (12.04%) Network Security
8 57 (11.63%) HTTP
9 55 (11.22%) SSL
10 52 (10.61%) SAN
11 42 (8.57%) OSPF
11 42 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (7.76%) BGP
13 37 (7.55%) Ethernet
14 34 (6.94%) VLAN
15 33 (6.73%) IPsec
16 32 (6.53%) Internet
17 30 (6.12%) EIGRP
17 30 (6.12%) VoIP
18 27 (5.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.67%) MySQL
3 17 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.27%) Big Data
5 8 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.43%) DB2
7 5 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.41%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQLite
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) OpenStack Swift
11 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (3.27%) SoapUI
2 11 (2.24%) Subversion
3 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.02%) LabVIEW
4 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.82%) Ant
5 4 (0.82%) JUnit
5 4 (0.82%) Introscope
5 4 (0.82%) Maven
5 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.61%) Trac
6 3 (0.61%) JIRA
7 2 (0.41%) JMeter
7 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 67 (13.67%) Finance
2 66 (13.47%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.24%) Back Office
3 11 (2.24%) Electronics
3 11 (2.24%) Banking
4 10 (2.04%) Retail
5 9 (1.84%) Billing
6 4 (0.82%) Front Office
6 4 (0.82%) Legal
6 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.61%) Games
7 3 (0.61%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (14.69%) Analyst
2 70 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 40 (8.16%) Developer
4 35 (7.14%) Consultant
4 35 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 25 (5.10%) Security Engineer
6 22 (4.49%) Network Consultant
7 20 (4.08%) Test Analyst
7 20 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 19 (3.88%) Administrator
8 19 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (3.27%) Security Consultant
10 14 (2.86%) Architect
10 14 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
11 12 (2.45%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (2.45%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (2.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.82%) XML
2 43 (8.78%) SOAP
3 35 (7.14%) HTML
4 20 (4.08%) .NET
4 20 (4.08%) JMS
5 17 (3.47%) JSP
6 16 (3.27%) XML Messaging
7 15 (3.06%) Rendezvous
7 15 (3.06%) J2EE
8 14 (2.86%) Web Services
9 13 (2.65%) Middleware
9 13 (2.65%) WSDL
9 13 (2.65%) CSS
10 12 (2.45%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.24%) Application Packaging
12 9 (1.84%) JDBC
12 9 (1.84%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (1.22%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.22%) Spring
13 6 (1.22%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.98%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.73%) Clustering
4 27 (5.51%) PKI
5 24 (4.90%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.45%) DataPower
8 12 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.45%) SecurID
9 9 (1.84%) HACMP
10 8 (1.63%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.63%) FlexPod
11 7 (1.43%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.22%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.02%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 198 (40.41%) Windows
2 130 (26.53%) Linux
3 96 (19.59%) UNIX
4 67 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 33 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (4.69%) Windows XP
10 20 (4.08%) Solaris
11 15 (3.06%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.04%) AIX
13 9 (1.84%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.84%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.22%) Fedora
15 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.22%) CentOS
15 6 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (14.49%) ITIL
2 38 (7.76%) Validation
3 36 (7.35%) Service Management
4 34 (6.94%) Project Management
5 33 (6.73%) Migration
6 30 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 28 (5.71%) Network Design
7 28 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 27 (5.51%) Software Engineering
9 21 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (4.08%) Use Case
10 20 (4.08%) Change Management
10 20 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (3.67%) Open Source
11 18 (3.67%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.67%) Security Testing
11 18 (3.67%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.47%) Network Architecture
12 17 (3.47%) Low Latency
13 16 (3.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.29%) SQL
2 44 (8.98%) Perl
3 32 (6.53%) Java
3 32 (6.53%) Shell Script
4 31 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.51%) C
6 25 (5.10%) C++
7 22 (4.49%) Python
8 17 (3.47%) PHP
9 15 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.45%) C#
12 10 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.84%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.22%) VBScript
15 5 (1.02%) MUMPS
16 4 (0.82%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.82%) Jython
17 3 (0.61%) Korn
17 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 71 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 68 (13.88%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (9.39%) CCNP
5 43 (8.78%) DV Cleared
6 42 (8.57%) CCNA
7 36 (7.35%) Degree
8 34 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (6.12%) CISSP
10 28 (5.71%) ISTQB
11 23 (4.69%) MCSE
12 17 (3.47%) MCSA
13 16 (3.27%) MCP
14 11 (2.24%) CCIE
15 10 (2.04%) CCSE
15 10 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (1.84%) CISM
17 7 (1.43%) CCIP
17 7 (1.43%) BC Cleared
18 6 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.24%) SLA
2 10 (2.04%) QA
2 10 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.82%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.41%) GPG13
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 66 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.55%) vSphere
4 26 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 24 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.47%) vCloud
7 15 (3.06%) Snort
8 12 (2.45%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (2.24%) NFS
9 11 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 9 (1.84%) Firmware
11 6 (1.22%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.22%) XenApp
12 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.82%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.61%) iptables
13 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (6.94%) SCCM
2 27 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (3.88%) Puppet
4 14 (2.86%) SCOM
5 13 (2.65%) vMotion
6 12 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.24%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.22%) WSUS
9 5 (1.02%) OpenView
9 5 (1.02%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.82%) Nessus
10 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.82%) Control-M
10 4 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.82%) CA Wily
10 4 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.82%) Cacti
11 3 (0.61%) Nagios
12 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 131 (26.73%) Cisco
2 120 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 94 (19.18%) VMware
4 74 (15.10%) HP
5 62 (12.65%) Juniper
6 57 (11.63%) CheckPoint
7 48 (9.80%) Oracle
8 46 (9.39%) Citrix
9 37 (7.55%) Red Hat
10 36 (7.35%) Blue Coat
11 33 (6.73%) IBM
12 32 (6.53%) F5
13 28 (5.71%) McAfee
14 25 (5.10%) SolarWinds
15 23 (4.69%) NetApp
16 19 (3.88%) NetScout
16 19 (3.88%) Lancope
17 16 (3.27%) Symantec
18 15 (3.06%) TIBCO
18 15 (3.06%) Bloomberg
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £285 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Volt
Rate: £20.00 - £23.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day 3 Months +
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.50 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.50 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago