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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 73 95 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 68 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.32% 1.40% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.49% 11.90% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 19
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £16.50 £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +19.60%
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
504 353 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.22% 11.77% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 198 229
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 39
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.44% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 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 24 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 24 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 23 £425 +21.42% 4
Bristol 0 13 £330 -8.96% 9
Dorset +3 12 £384 -6.96% 1
Somerset +21 9 £300 +4.34% 3
Gloucestershire -9 6 £240 -43.52% 6
Devon -4 3 £325 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £110 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 56 (45.53%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) Linux
3 50 (40.65%) Active Directory
4 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
5 35 (28.46%) ITIL
6 34 (27.64%) Firewall
6 34 (27.64%) Security Cleared
7 30 (24.39%) DNS
8 27 (21.95%) Red Hat
8 27 (21.95%) Windows Server
9 26 (21.14%) Data Centre
10 25 (20.33%) VPN
11 23 (18.70%) LAN
11 23 (18.70%) WAN
12 22 (17.89%) Puppet
13 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (16.26%) Java
14 20 (16.26%) Perl
14 20 (16.26%) VMware
15 19 (15.45%) Oracle
15 19 (15.45%) MS Office
15 19 (15.45%) DHCP
15 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
15 19 (15.45%) Network Security
16 18 (14.63%) Cisco
16 18 (14.63%) Apache
16 18 (14.63%) Samba
17 17 (13.82%) Finance
17 17 (13.82%) Solaris
17 17 (13.82%) SQL

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 18 (14.63%) Apache
2 14 (11.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.32%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.88%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.88%) IIS
5 6 (4.88%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.07%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.44%) nginx
9 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.63%) Node.js
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.81%) CMS
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) MS Office
2 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.07%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.64%) Firewall
2 30 (24.39%) DNS
3 25 (20.33%) VPN
4 23 (18.70%) LAN
4 23 (18.70%) WAN
5 19 (15.45%) DHCP
5 19 (15.45%) Network Security
6 14 (11.38%) Internet
7 12 (9.76%) HTTP
8 10 (8.13%) VoIP
9 9 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.50%) Broadband
10 8 (6.50%) NAS
10 8 (6.50%) PABX
10 8 (6.50%) SAN
11 7 (5.69%) FTP
11 7 (5.69%) HTTPS
11 7 (5.69%) IPsec
11 7 (5.69%) OpenScape
12 6 (4.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) MySQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.44%) DB2
4 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) Informix
6 1 (0.81%) MS Access
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.25%) Subversion
2 4 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Maven
3 3 (2.44%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.44%) WiX
4 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.81%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 17 (13.82%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.07%) Billing
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (15.45%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.63%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (6.50%) Administrator
5 8 (6.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) IT Support
6 7 (5.69%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.88%) Designer
7 6 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.88%) Network Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) LAMP
2 10 (8.13%) HTML
2 10 (8.13%) J2EE
3 5 (4.07%) XML
4 4 (3.25%) OCX
5 3 (2.44%) .NET
5 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.44%) CSS
5 3 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.63%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.63%) jQuery
6 2 (1.63%) Middleware
6 2 (1.63%) RESTful
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.63%) WPF
6 2 (1.63%) XSLT
7 1 (0.81%) WSDL
7 1 (0.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.38%) Clustering
3 12 (9.76%) Wiki
4 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.32%) Handset
5 8 (6.50%) IVR
6 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
7 6 (4.88%) Blackberry
7 6 (4.88%) Replication
8 5 (4.07%) DTV
8 5 (4.07%) Fat Client
8 5 (4.07%) iPad
8 5 (4.07%) MPEG
8 5 (4.07%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.44%) IPTV
9 3 (2.44%) PKI
9 3 (2.44%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.53%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) Linux
3 27 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.82%) Solaris
5 17 (13.82%) Windows 7
6 16 (13.01%) Unix
6 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.76%) CentOS
9 8 (6.50%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.69%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.07%) Windows 10
12 5 (4.07%) Windows 2000
12 5 (4.07%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.81%) CatOS
13 1 (0.81%) HPUX
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) ITIL
2 15 (12.20%) Configuration Management
3 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.50%) Service Management
7 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.88%) Information Security
8 6 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.88%) Migration
8 6 (4.88%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.07%) Security Hardening
9 5 (4.07%) SIEM
10 4 (3.25%) Change Control
10 4 (3.25%) DevOps
10 4 (3.25%) High Availability
10 4 (3.25%) Scrum
10 4 (3.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) Java
1 20 (16.26%) Perl
2 17 (13.82%) SQL
3 12 (9.76%) C++
4 11 (8.94%) Python
5 10 (8.13%) C
6 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.07%) C#
8 5 (4.07%) VBScript
9 3 (2.44%) Korn
9 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.44%) VC++
10 2 (1.63%) Jython
10 2 (1.63%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (27.64%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.38%) Degree
4 12 (9.76%) RHCE
5 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.69%) CCNP
8 6 (4.88%) CCNA
9 4 (3.25%) CCIE
9 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.44%) CISSP
10 3 (2.44%) GCIA
10 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.44%) MCSE
10 3 (2.44%) SANS
11 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.63%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.63%) GCIH
11 2 (1.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) OIPF
3 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 50 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.63%) Samba
3 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.88%) XenApp
6 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.63%) Snort
7 2 (1.63%) vCloud
8 1 (0.81%) Docker
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.81%) vSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (17.89%) Puppet
2 9 (7.32%) Nagios
3 5 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.25%) SCCM
5 3 (2.44%) Ansible
5 3 (2.44%) Nessus
5 3 (2.44%) Nmap
6 2 (1.63%) logstash
6 2 (1.63%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.63%) SCOM
6 2 (1.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.81%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.81%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.81%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.95%) Red Hat
3 20 (16.26%) VMware
4 19 (15.45%) Oracle
5 18 (14.63%) Cisco
6 14 (11.38%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.76%) Dell
8 10 (8.13%) Citrix
9 8 (6.50%) NetApp
10 7 (5.69%) F5
10 7 (5.69%) Sun
11 6 (4.88%) Apple
11 6 (4.88%) Intel Security
11 6 (4.88%) Lotus
12 5 (4.07%) Adobe
12 5 (4.07%) Symantec
13 4 (3.25%) BT
13 4 (3.25%) Wyse
14 3 (2.44%) IBM
14 3 (2.44%) Veritas
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