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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 83 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 184 220 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.37% 2.32% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 12.37% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 85
Median daily rate £345 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £224 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £438 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 20
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.83% +34.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.21 £45.18 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+86.11% -8.86%
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
1573 1779 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.30% 18.75% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 965 876
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 121 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +62.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +7 59 £400 +5.96% 14
Hampshire +12 52 £313 -11.59% 17
Surrey +27 39 £363 +9.84% 10
West Sussex +3 11 £364 +4.03% 6
Middlesex - 7 £345 -
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £450 +26.76% 5
East Sussex +5 3 £120 - 7
Oxfordshire -2 2 £150 +15.38% 1
Kent -7 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 166 (53.72%) Windows
2 102 (33.01%) Linux
3 87 (28.16%) VMware
4 86 (27.83%) Microsoft
5 83 (26.86%) Cisco
6 80 (25.89%) Active Directory
7 75 (24.27%) ITIL
8 73 (23.62%) SSL
9 72 (23.30%) DNS
10 70 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (21.36%) Security Cleared
12 65 (21.04%) MS Office
13 57 (18.45%) SC Cleared
14 56 (18.12%) Firewall
15 51 (16.50%) LAN
15 51 (16.50%) Windows 7
16 50 (16.18%) DHCP
17 46 (14.89%) WAN
17 46 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 45 (14.56%) Windows Server
19 44 (14.24%) VPN
19 44 (14.24%) Unix
20 43 (13.92%) HTTP
20 43 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
21 40 (12.94%) Internet
22 39 (12.62%) SNMP
23 38 (12.30%) Finance
24 36 (11.65%) Telecoms
24 36 (11.65%) CCNA

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 30 (9.71%) Apache
1 30 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.47%) IIS
3 15 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.91%) JBoss
6 8 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.27%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.94%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.29%) CMS
10 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.97%) Confluence
11 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.65%) TPMS
12 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (21.04%) MS Office
2 36 (11.65%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.65%) InDesign
5 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (4.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.29%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.65%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.53%) Office 365
2 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (23.62%) SSL
2 72 (23.30%) DNS
3 56 (18.12%) Firewall
4 51 (16.50%) LAN
5 50 (16.18%) DHCP
6 46 (14.89%) WAN
7 44 (14.24%) VPN
8 43 (13.92%) HTTP
9 40 (12.94%) Internet
10 39 (12.62%) SNMP
11 35 (11.33%) Network Security
12 30 (9.71%) IPsec
12 30 (9.71%) SAN
13 28 (9.06%) MPLS
14 26 (8.41%) Wireless
15 21 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (6.80%) FTP
15 21 (6.80%) Wireshark
16 19 (6.15%) Ethernet
17 18 (5.83%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.80%) MySQL
2 16 (5.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.62%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) Redis
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.27%) JIRA
4 5 (1.62%) Selenium
5 4 (1.29%) JUnit
6 3 (0.97%) Protractor
6 3 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.97%) Subversion
6 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.65%) Introscope
7 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.32%) Maven
8 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) TestNG
General
1 38 (12.30%) Finance
2 36 (11.65%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.50%) Back Office
4 16 (5.18%) Electronics
4 16 (5.18%) Marketing
5 15 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.94%) Military
7 5 (1.62%) Automotive
7 5 (1.62%) Games
8 4 (1.29%) Korean Language
9 3 (0.97%) Advertising
9 3 (0.97%) German Language
9 3 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.97%) Retail
10 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (18.45%) Support Engineer
2 30 (9.71%) Analyst
3 27 (8.74%) Network Engineer
4 22 (7.12%) Desktop Support
5 21 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
6 19 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (5.50%) Consultant
8 16 (5.18%) Developer
9 15 (4.85%) Administrator
9 15 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.21%) Technical Leader
11 12 (3.88%) 1st Line Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.56%) Build Engineer
12 11 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.24%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.50%) HTML
2 16 (5.18%) 802.1X
3 14 (4.53%) CSS
4 11 (3.56%) Middleware
5 9 (2.91%) J2EE
6 7 (2.27%) Web Services
7 6 (1.94%) SOAP
8 5 (1.62%) LAMP
8 5 (1.62%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.62%) WebCenter
8 5 (1.62%) XML
9 2 (0.65%) .NET
9 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.65%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.65%) JDBC
9 2 (0.65%) JNDI
9 2 (0.65%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.32%) EJB
10 1 (0.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.83%) Device Driver
4 16 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.88%) Clustering
5 12 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.24%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.24%) Video on Demand
7 8 (2.59%) STB
8 7 (2.27%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.94%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.94%) IPTV
9 6 (1.94%) MPEG
10 5 (1.62%) PKI
10 5 (1.62%) Replication
10 5 (1.62%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.62%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 166 (53.72%) Windows
2 102 (33.01%) Linux
3 51 (16.50%) Windows 7
4 46 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (14.56%) Windows Server
6 44 (14.24%) Unix
7 43 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (6.47%) CentOS
10 20 (6.47%) Windows XP
11 17 (5.50%) Windows 10
12 12 (3.88%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.91%) Android
14 7 (2.27%) Solaris
15 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.62%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.29%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.97%) Debian
17 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.27%) ITIL
2 26 (8.41%) Software Engineering
3 23 (7.44%) Change Management
4 22 (7.12%) Incident Management
5 21 (6.80%) Information Security
6 17 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.50%) Software Delivery
7 16 (5.18%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (5.18%) Problem Management
8 15 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (4.53%) DevOps
9 14 (4.53%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.53%) Programme Management
9 14 (4.53%) Project Management
9 14 (4.53%) Service Management
10 13 (4.21%) High Availability
10 13 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.88%) Load Balancing
12 11 (3.56%) Scrum
13 10 (3.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.03%) Perl
1 31 (10.03%) Python
2 22 (7.12%) C++
3 20 (6.47%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.83%) SQL
6 17 (5.50%) Java
7 15 (4.85%) C
8 13 (4.21%) C#
9 10 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.59%) PHP
11 7 (2.27%) Ruby
12 6 (1.94%) Ada
12 6 (1.94%) Tcl
13 2 (0.65%) JCL
13 2 (0.65%) Jython
13 2 (0.65%) Korn
14 1 (0.32%) Haskell
14 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (21.36%) Security Cleared
2 57 (18.45%) SC Cleared
3 40 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (11.65%) CCNA
5 32 (10.36%) CCNP
6 22 (7.12%) Degree
7 15 (4.85%) CCIE
8 14 (4.53%) CISSP
8 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (3.88%) MCP
10 10 (3.24%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.27%) GIAC
11 7 (2.27%) MCSE
12 5 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.97%) CCSA
14 3 (0.97%) GCIH
14 3 (0.97%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.97%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) SLA
2 15 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.29%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (25.89%) Active Directory
2 70 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.68%) vSphere
4 26 (8.41%) Firmware
5 21 (6.80%) vCloud
6 12 (3.88%) XenApp
7 6 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.97%) Docker
10 3 (0.97%) Xen
11 2 (0.65%) ACF2
11 2 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 2 (0.65%) RACF
12 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (11.00%) SCCM
2 18 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (4.21%) Puppet
4 8 (2.59%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.27%) Nexpose
5 7 (2.27%) SCOM
6 6 (1.94%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.94%) QRadar
7 5 (1.62%) Ansible
7 5 (1.62%) EdgeSight
7 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.62%) SafeCom
7 5 (1.62%) SELinux
7 5 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.29%) Nagios
8 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.29%) OpenView
8 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.97%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 87 (28.16%) VMware
2 86 (27.83%) Microsoft
3 83 (26.86%) Cisco
4 35 (11.33%) Juniper
5 26 (8.41%) F5
6 23 (7.44%) Red Hat
7 21 (6.80%) HP
8 18 (5.83%) CheckPoint
8 18 (5.83%) Huawei
9 17 (5.50%) Citrix
9 17 (5.50%) Symantec
10 16 (5.18%) Ericsson
11 15 (4.85%) Intel Security
12 14 (4.53%) Blue Coat
12 14 (4.53%) SAP
13 13 (4.21%) Nokia
13 13 (4.21%) Nokia Networks
14 11 (3.56%) Apple
14 11 (3.56%) ArcSight
14 11 (3.56%) EMC
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