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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / South West
Rank 90 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 40 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.55% 1.66% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 12.24% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 23
Median daily rate £300 £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £436 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £24.60 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.40 £62.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -21.81%

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
328 392 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 13.56% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 246 213
Median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 42
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -6 10 £340 +26.51% 11
Wiltshire -3 8 £275 -13.72% 2
Devon +13 6 £185 - 3
Somerset +4 6 £475 -17.96% 1
Dorset +2 6 £210 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 4 £370 +236.36% 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Linux
3 29 (34.12%) Firewall
3 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
4 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
5 26 (30.59%) DNS
5 26 (30.59%) Security Cleared
6 25 (29.41%) ITIL
7 22 (25.88%) DHCP
8 20 (23.53%) LAN
9 19 (22.35%) VPN
9 19 (22.35%) VMware
9 19 (22.35%) SC Cleared
10 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
11 16 (18.82%) Unix
11 16 (18.82%) C++
11 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
12 15 (17.65%) WAN
12 15 (17.65%) Cisco
12 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
14 13 (15.29%) Information Security
15 12 (14.12%) Python
15 12 (14.12%) Java
16 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.94%) MS Office
16 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
16 11 (12.94%) Validation
16 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012

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 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.71%) Confluence
2 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Office
2 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.24%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (5.88%) Route 53
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) Firewall
2 26 (30.59%) DNS
3 22 (25.88%) DHCP
4 20 (23.53%) LAN
5 19 (22.35%) VPN
6 15 (17.65%) WAN
7 9 (10.59%) SSL
8 8 (9.41%) Wireless
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (8.24%) VLAN
9 7 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.06%) HTTP
10 6 (7.06%) Internet
10 6 (7.06%) VoIP
11 5 (5.88%) Network Security
12 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
12 4 (4.71%) MPLS
12 4 (4.71%) X.509
13 3 (3.53%) ISDN
13 3 (3.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
5 1 (1.18%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Artifactory
1 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
1 4 (4.71%) SonarQube
1 4 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Ant
3 1 (1.18%) CMake
3 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.18%) Valgrind
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Military
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (8.24%) Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) MFC
2 6 (7.06%) ELK Stack
2 6 (7.06%) Qt
3 5 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (2.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) Ajax
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) DCOM
5 1 (1.18%) EJB
5 1 (1.18%) Flash
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) JMS
5 1 (1.18%) JSP
5 1 (1.18%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.18%) WSDL
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.24%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.06%) Device Driver
5 5 (5.88%) CESG
5 5 (5.88%) Clustering
6 4 (4.71%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.53%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (3.53%) PKI
7 3 (3.53%) Replication
8 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.35%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.18%) iPad
9 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Linux
3 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
4 16 (18.82%) Unix
4 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
5 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.41%) Solaris
9 6 (7.06%) CentOS
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.88%) Android
10 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 5 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.71%) CoreOS
12 2 (2.35%) OpenWrt
12 2 (2.35%) VMS
13 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.29%) Information Security
4 11 (12.94%) Validation
5 8 (9.41%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.41%) Migration
5 8 (9.41%) SIEM
6 7 (8.24%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.06%) Analytics
7 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.88%) DevOps
8 5 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
8 5 (5.88%) Open Source
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) C++
2 12 (14.12%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) Python
3 10 (11.76%) SQL
4 9 (10.59%) C
5 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.24%) Ruby
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.88%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.71%) Lua
9 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.53%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) C#
11 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.18%) Jython
11 1 (1.18%) Korn
11 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.06%) CISSP
6 5 (5.88%) CCNA
6 5 (5.88%) CCNP
7 4 (4.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (4.71%) MCSE
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.71%) SANS
8 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) CLAS
8 3 (3.53%) Degree
9 2 (2.35%) CCDA
9 2 (2.35%) CNA
9 2 (2.35%) CNE
9 2 (2.35%) MCITP
9 2 (2.35%) MCSA
9 2 (2.35%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.35%) RMADS
4 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.18%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.41%) vSphere
4 5 (5.88%) Docker
4 5 (5.88%) Snort
5 4 (4.71%) LXC
5 4 (4.71%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.35%) BusyBox
7 1 (1.18%) Firmware
7 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Nessus
2 5 (5.88%) Ansible
2 5 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Nagios
2 5 (5.88%) OSSEC
2 5 (5.88%) QRadar
2 5 (5.88%) yum
3 4 (4.71%) Nmap
3 4 (4.71%) Terraform
4 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.35%) SCCM
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.18%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.18%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) Cisco
4 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.76%) Citrix
6 9 (10.59%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.59%) Intel Security
7 6 (7.06%) Juniper
8 5 (5.88%) New Relic
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle
8 5 (5.88%) TOWER Software
9 4 (4.71%) Apple
9 4 (4.71%) HP
9 4 (4.71%) Qualys
9 4 (4.71%) ScanSafe
9 4 (4.71%) Sun
10 3 (3.53%) Aruba
10 3 (3.53%) F5
11 2 (2.35%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.35%) Splunk
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