The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 97 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 50 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 1.61% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.93% 11.87% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 4
Average daily rate £325 £344 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £186 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +76.66%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
419 438 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.93% 13.54% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 224 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the South West region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the South West region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +23 26 £325 -7.14% 15
Wiltshire -1 14 £325 +71.05% 8
Gloucestershire -1 4 £325 -31.21% 12
Somerset -4 4 £425 +78.94% 5
Dorset +5 2 - - 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 54 (50.00%) Windows
2 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
4 33 (30.56%) Linux
5 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
6 25 (23.15%) Firewall
7 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
8 21 (19.44%) Java
8 21 (19.44%) DNS
9 19 (17.59%) Degree
10 17 (15.74%) Windows Server
10 17 (15.74%) DHCP
10 17 (15.74%) MS Exchange
11 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 16 (14.81%) C++
11 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
12 15 (13.89%) VMware
12 15 (13.89%) C#
12 15 (13.89%) SSL
12 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (12.96%) LAN
13 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
13 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
13 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
14 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.04%) MS Office
14 13 (12.04%) ITIL
15 12 (11.11%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.41%) nginx
5 7 (6.48%) Apache
6 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.63%) IBM Domino
7 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
7 5 (4.63%) IIS
7 5 (4.63%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.85%) Jetty
9 2 (1.85%) Node.js
9 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Office
2 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.63%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) Firewall
2 21 (19.44%) DNS
3 17 (15.74%) DHCP
4 15 (13.89%) SSL
5 14 (12.96%) LAN
6 11 (10.19%) VPN
7 10 (9.26%) Broadband
7 10 (9.26%) HTTP
7 10 (9.26%) WAN
8 7 (6.48%) Internet
9 6 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (5.56%) HbbTV
9 6 (5.56%) SAN
10 5 (4.63%) BGP
10 5 (4.63%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.63%) HTTPS
10 5 (4.63%) Modbus
10 5 (4.63%) Network Security
10 5 (4.63%) Profibus
11 4 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
4 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.70%) Redis
4 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.78%) DB2
5 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Informix
7 1 (0.93%) MS Access
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Billing
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Software Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (6.48%) Analyst
5 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) Deskside Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Python Software Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) WPF
2 10 (9.26%) WCF
3 9 (8.33%) HTML
4 8 (7.41%) .NET
4 8 (7.41%) Web Services
5 7 (6.48%) J2EE
6 6 (5.56%) Middleware
7 4 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.70%) XML
8 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.85%) CSS
9 2 (1.85%) LAMP
9 2 (1.85%) Servlets
9 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.93%) Ajax
10 1 (0.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.93%) jQuery
10 1 (0.93%) JSON
10 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.56%) DTV
3 6 (5.56%) MPEG
4 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.63%) SCADA
4 5 (4.63%) Smartcard
5 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.70%) IPTV
5 4 (3.70%) PKI
5 4 (3.70%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.78%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.78%) Statistics
7 2 (1.85%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (30.56%) Linux
3 17 (15.74%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 11 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.56%) CentOS
9 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.56%) Solaris
9 6 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.56%) Windows Vista
10 5 (4.63%) Unix
10 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.70%) Fedora
11 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
2 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
4 13 (12.04%) ITIL
5 11 (10.19%) MVVM
6 10 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.26%) DevOps
6 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.41%) Open Source
8 7 (6.48%) UML
9 6 (5.56%) Migration
9 6 (5.56%) Service Management
10 5 (4.63%) Change Control
10 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.63%) Signal Processing
11 4 (3.70%) OO
12 3 (2.78%) Information Security
12 3 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) Java
2 16 (14.81%) C++
3 15 (13.89%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) Python
5 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.63%) Ruby
7 4 (3.70%) SQL
8 3 (2.78%) C
8 3 (2.78%) Korn
8 3 (2.78%) Perl
9 2 (1.85%) Jython
10 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.59%) Degree
3 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.63%) CCNA
5 5 (4.63%) CCNP
6 4 (3.70%) CCIE
6 4 (3.70%) MCSE
7 3 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) RHCE
8 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.93%) CCENT
9 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.93%) CISM
9 1 (0.93%) CISSP
9 1 (0.93%) CWDP
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 6 (5.56%) OIPF
3 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.63%) KVM
5 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.85%) Samba
6 2 (1.85%) vCloud
6 2 (1.85%) Xen
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
7 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) Ansible
2 7 (6.48%) Nagios
3 6 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.63%) Ganglia
4 5 (4.63%) Graphite
4 5 (4.63%) Kibana
4 5 (4.63%) Riemann
4 5 (4.63%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (2.78%) Nessus
5 3 (2.78%) Nmap
5 3 (2.78%) SCCM
6 2 (1.85%) logstash
6 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) VMware
3 10 (9.26%) Cisco
4 8 (7.41%) Citrix
4 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.48%) Dell
6 6 (5.56%) Symantec
7 5 (4.63%) Adobe
7 5 (4.63%) Apple
7 5 (4.63%) Lotus
7 5 (4.63%) Wonderware
8 4 (3.70%) ESRI
9 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.78%) HP
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle
9 3 (2.78%) Qualys
10 2 (1.85%) Allen-Bradley
10 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.85%) NetApp
10 2 (1.85%) Sun
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