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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 84 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 56 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 1.27% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.02% 10.86% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 27
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £16.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.87% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.48 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £32.70 £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
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
466 359 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.15% 11.65% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 175 258
Median daily rate £365 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 30
Median hourly rate £36.50 £22.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% +23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Wiltshire +3 19 £425 +21.42% 4
Bristol +14 15 £400 - 6
Dorset - 10 £393 - 5
Somerset +15 6 £313 +8.69% 6
Gloucestershire -3 4 £240 -46.66% 6
Cornwall +3 1 £110 - 1
Devon -2 1 - - 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 46 (44.23%) Linux
3 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
4 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
5 30 (28.85%) Firewall
6 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
7 23 (22.12%) DNS
7 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
8 22 (21.15%) ITIL
8 22 (21.15%) Java
8 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
9 21 (20.19%) Data Centre
10 20 (19.23%) Puppet
10 20 (19.23%) VPN
11 18 (17.31%) Perl
11 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
11 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 16 (15.38%) Samba
12 16 (15.38%) Oracle
12 16 (15.38%) MS Office
13 15 (14.42%) Solaris
13 15 (14.42%) Apache
13 15 (14.42%) Configuration Management
13 15 (14.42%) Network Security
13 15 (14.42%) Degree
14 14 (13.46%) VMware
14 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
15 13 (12.50%) Unix

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 15 (14.42%) Apache
2 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.81%) IBM Domino
5 5 (4.81%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.81%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.85%) IIS
6 4 (3.85%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.92%) nginx
7 2 (1.92%) Node.js
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Office
2 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.81%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) Firewall
2 23 (22.12%) DNS
3 20 (19.23%) VPN
4 15 (14.42%) Network Security
5 13 (12.50%) DHCP
5 13 (12.50%) HTTP
5 13 (12.50%) Internet
6 10 (9.62%) LAN
6 10 (9.62%) WAN
7 9 (8.65%) Broadband
8 8 (7.69%) SAN
9 7 (6.73%) FTP
9 7 (6.73%) IPsec
9 7 (6.73%) NAS
10 6 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.77%) HbbTV
10 6 (5.77%) HTTPS
10 6 (5.77%) SSL
11 5 (4.81%) BGP
11 5 (4.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) DB2
4 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Informix
6 1 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) Subversion
3 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.88%) Maven
3 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.88%) WiX
4 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.96%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.96%) MSTest
5 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Billing
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Software Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Administrator
5 7 (6.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) IT Support
7 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.81%) Designer
7 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.85%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Deskside Support
8 4 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) LAMP
2 10 (9.62%) HTML
3 9 (8.65%) J2EE
4 6 (5.77%) XML
5 3 (2.88%) .NET
5 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.88%) CSS
5 3 (2.88%) Web Services
6 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.92%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.92%) jQuery
6 2 (1.92%) Middleware
6 2 (1.92%) OCX
6 2 (1.92%) RESTful
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.92%) WPF
6 2 (1.92%) XSLT
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.54%) Clustering
3 11 (10.58%) Wiki
4 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.73%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.77%) DTV
6 6 (5.77%) MPEG
7 5 (4.81%) Replication
8 4 (3.85%) iPad
8 4 (3.85%) IPTV
8 4 (3.85%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.88%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.88%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.88%) PKI
9 3 (2.88%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.92%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.92%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 46 (44.23%) Linux
3 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.42%) Solaris
6 13 (12.50%) Unix
7 12 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (10.58%) CentOS
8 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000
11 5 (4.81%) Windows Vista
12 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.96%) CatOS
14 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
3 15 (14.42%) Configuration Management
4 9 (8.65%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 8 (7.69%) Service Management
6 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.77%) Information Security
8 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.81%) OO
8 5 (4.81%) Security Hardening
8 5 (4.81%) SIEM
9 4 (3.85%) DevOps
9 4 (3.85%) MVC
9 4 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.85%) Signal Processing
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) Java
2 18 (17.31%) Perl
3 12 (11.54%) C++
3 12 (11.54%) SQL
4 11 (10.58%) Python
5 10 (9.62%) C
6 9 (8.65%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.77%) C#
8 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.88%) Korn
10 3 (2.88%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.88%) VBScript
10 3 (2.88%) VC++
11 2 (1.92%) Jython
11 2 (1.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.96%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.96%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) Degree
4 11 (10.58%) RHCE
5 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.81%) CCNP
8 4 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.88%) CCIE
9 3 (2.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.88%) CISSP
9 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.88%) GCIA
9 3 (2.88%) MCSE
9 3 (2.88%) SANS
10 2 (1.92%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.92%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.92%) GCIH
10 2 (1.92%) MCDST
10 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) OIPF
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.38%) Samba
3 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.88%) XenApp
4 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.92%) Snort
5 2 (1.92%) vCloud
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Nagios
3 5 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.88%) Nessus
4 3 (2.88%) Nmap
4 3 (2.88%) SCCM
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) logstash
5 2 (1.92%) RSA enVision
5 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
5 2 (1.92%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.96%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.96%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
3 16 (15.38%) Oracle
4 14 (13.46%) VMware
5 13 (12.50%) Cisco
6 11 (10.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (10.58%) Dell
7 8 (7.69%) Citrix
8 7 (6.73%) NetApp
8 7 (6.73%) Sun
9 6 (5.77%) Apple
10 5 (4.81%) Adobe
10 5 (4.81%) F5
10 5 (4.81%) Lotus
10 5 (4.81%) Symantec
11 4 (3.85%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.88%) IBM
12 3 (2.88%) Qualys
12 3 (2.88%) Splunk
12 3 (2.88%) Wyse
Exeter, Devon
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £10 to £20 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago