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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 83 100 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 53 51 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.54% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.91% 10.90% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 49
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £323 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £26.05 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £43.00 £85.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -3.72%
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
381 468 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.60% 14.14% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 228 344
Median daily rate £325 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £181 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +69.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Bristol +10 18 £513 +30.15% 10
Gloucestershire 0 16 £350 -10.82% 5
Wiltshire +5 8 £308 -12.14% 4
Devon +2 5 - -
Cornwall +3 2 - - 3
Dorset - 2 £393 - 3
Somerset - 2 - - 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 60 (49.59%) Windows
2 50 (41.32%) Linux
3 46 (38.02%) Active Directory
4 37 (30.58%) Firewall
5 36 (29.75%) ITIL
6 34 (28.10%) VMware
7 33 (27.27%) LAN
7 33 (27.27%) WAN
8 30 (24.79%) Windows Server
9 29 (23.97%) Security Cleared
9 29 (23.97%) Cisco
10 27 (22.31%) DNS
10 27 (22.31%) DHCP
10 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
10 27 (22.31%) Windows 7
11 26 (21.49%) Red Hat
11 26 (21.49%) Unix
12 23 (19.01%) VPN
13 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (14.88%) SC Cleared
15 18 (14.88%) Data Centre
16 17 (14.05%) CheckPoint
16 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (14.05%) Puppet
16 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (13.22%) SQL
17 16 (13.22%) Finance
18 15 (12.40%) MS Office

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.79%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.96%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.48%) IIS
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) nginx
8 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) MS Office
2 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.58%) Firewall
2 33 (27.27%) LAN
2 33 (27.27%) WAN
3 27 (22.31%) DHCP
3 27 (22.31%) DNS
4 23 (19.01%) VPN
5 19 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (12.40%) Network Security
7 14 (11.57%) VLAN
8 12 (9.92%) VoIP
9 11 (9.09%) Internet
10 9 (7.44%) BGP
10 9 (7.44%) HTTP
10 9 (7.44%) HTTPS
11 8 (6.61%) PABX
12 7 (5.79%) Ethernet
12 7 (5.79%) FTP
12 7 (5.79%) OpenScape
12 7 (5.79%) OSPF
12 7 (5.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) MySQL
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) Maven
3 3 (2.48%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.48%) WiX
4 2 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.83%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.83%) MSTest
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Advertising
4 3 (2.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Analyst
3 10 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.44%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) IT Support
6 7 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) Network Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) LAMP
2 6 (4.96%) J2EE
3 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.31%) .NET
4 4 (3.31%) OCX
5 2 (1.65%) MFC
5 2 (1.65%) Qt
5 2 (1.65%) RESTful
5 2 (1.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.83%) Core Data
6 1 (0.83%) HTML
6 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.44%) Handset
3 8 (6.61%) IVR
4 7 (5.79%) Clustering
4 7 (5.79%) Wiki
5 6 (4.96%) iPad
6 5 (4.13%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.13%) Replication
6 5 (4.13%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.65%) ASIC
9 2 (1.65%) CESG
9 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.59%) Windows
2 50 (41.32%) Linux
3 30 (24.79%) Windows Server
4 27 (22.31%) Windows 7
5 26 (21.49%) Unix
6 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (12.40%) Solaris
9 11 (9.09%) Windows 10
10 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (5.79%) CentOS
11 7 (5.79%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.83%) HPUX
14 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) ITIL
2 10 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
3 9 (7.44%) Migration
3 9 (7.44%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.61%) SIEM
5 7 (5.79%) Change Control
5 7 (5.79%) DevOps
6 6 (4.96%) Kernel Tuning
6 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.96%) Multithreading
6 6 (4.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.13%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.13%) Project Management
7 5 (4.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) SQL
2 14 (11.57%) Perl
3 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.92%) Java
5 10 (8.26%) C++
5 10 (8.26%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.44%) C
6 9 (7.44%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) PHP
7 3 (2.48%) VBScript
7 3 (2.48%) VC++
8 2 (1.65%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (10.74%) DV Cleared
5 10 (8.26%) Degree
6 9 (7.44%) CCNA
6 9 (7.44%) CCNP
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.79%) RHCE
8 3 (2.48%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.48%) CCIE
8 3 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.48%) MCSA
9 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.65%) MCDST
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
9 2 (1.65%) MCSE
9 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 46 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.74%) Samba
4 8 (6.61%) vSphere
5 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.13%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.13%) XenApp
8 4 (3.31%) Snort
8 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.48%) Docker
10 2 (1.65%) Firmware
10 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) Puppet
2 9 (7.44%) SCCM
3 7 (5.79%) Nagios
4 5 (4.13%) yum
5 4 (3.31%) Ansible
5 4 (3.31%) Nessus
5 4 (3.31%) RSA enVision
6 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.48%) QRadar
7 2 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.65%) SCOM
7 2 (1.65%) WSUS
8 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.83%) Icinga
8 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) Nmap
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (28.10%) VMware
2 29 (23.97%) Cisco
3 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.49%) Red Hat
5 17 (14.05%) CheckPoint
6 14 (11.57%) Citrix
7 11 (9.09%) Oracle
8 10 (8.26%) Intel Security
9 8 (6.61%) F5
10 6 (4.96%) NetApp
11 5 (4.13%) TOWER Software
12 4 (3.31%) ArcSight
12 4 (3.31%) BT
12 4 (3.31%) LogRhythm
12 4 (3.31%) Splunk
12 4 (3.31%) Veritas
13 3 (2.48%) Juniper
13 3 (2.48%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.48%) ScanSafe
13 3 (2.48%) SonicWALL
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