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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 75 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +28
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 68 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.61% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 13.77% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 17
Median daily rate £325 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.75 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
519 363 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.58% 11.66% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 218 212
Median daily rate £363 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 0 22 £250 -25.92% 3
Bristol +9 14 £344 -7.09% 8
Dorset -1 11 £384 -6.96% 6
Somerset - 9 £300 - 5
Gloucestershire -15 6 £240 -40.00% 6
Devon +1 3 £325 +5.69% 3
Cornwall - 1 £110 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 53 (42.74%) Linux
1 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 52 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 35 (28.23%) Firewall
4 35 (28.23%) Security Cleared
5 31 (25.00%) DNS
5 31 (25.00%) ITIL
6 29 (23.39%) Red Hat
7 28 (22.58%) VPN
8 27 (21.77%) WAN
9 26 (20.97%) LAN
9 26 (20.97%) Puppet
9 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
10 23 (18.55%) Oracle
10 23 (18.55%) VMware
11 22 (17.74%) Perl
11 22 (17.74%) Cisco
11 22 (17.74%) Data Centre
12 21 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (16.94%) Windows 7
13 20 (16.13%) MS Office
13 20 (16.13%) Apache
13 20 (16.13%) Samba
14 19 (15.32%) SQL
14 19 (15.32%) DHCP
14 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
15 18 (14.52%) Network Security
15 18 (14.52%) Solaris
15 18 (14.52%) Finance

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 20 (16.13%) Apache
2 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.06%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.03%) IIS
7 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.42%) nginx
9 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.61%) CMS
9 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Office
2 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.23%) Firewall
2 31 (25.00%) DNS
3 28 (22.58%) VPN
4 27 (21.77%) WAN
5 26 (20.97%) LAN
6 19 (15.32%) DHCP
7 18 (14.52%) Network Security
8 13 (10.48%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (8.87%) HTTP
10 10 (8.06%) BGP
11 9 (7.26%) Internet
11 9 (7.26%) VLAN
11 9 (7.26%) VoIP
12 8 (6.45%) PABX
12 8 (6.45%) SAN
13 7 (5.65%) FTP
13 7 (5.65%) HTTPS
13 7 (5.65%) IPsec
13 7 (5.65%) NAS
13 7 (5.65%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) MySQL
2 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.61%) DB2
5 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) Informix
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) JIRA
2 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.03%) Travis CI
2 5 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.23%) Subversion
4 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.42%) Maven
4 3 (2.42%) WiX
5 1 (0.81%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.81%) MSTest
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Marketing
2 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Advertising
3 3 (2.42%) Automotive
3 3 (2.42%) Electronics
4 2 (1.61%) Law
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (15.32%) Analyst
2 15 (12.10%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (12.10%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) Developer
3 10 (8.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Designer
6 7 (5.65%) Network Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Designer
6 7 (5.65%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.84%) Administrator
7 6 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) IT Support
7 6 (4.84%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) LAMP
2 9 (7.26%) J2EE
3 7 (5.65%) HTML
4 5 (4.03%) 802.1X
4 5 (4.03%) XML
5 4 (3.23%) OCX
6 3 (2.42%) .NET
6 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.42%) CSS
7 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.61%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.61%) jQuery
7 2 (1.61%) Middleware
7 2 (1.61%) Node.js
7 2 (1.61%) RESTful
7 2 (1.61%) Web Services
7 2 (1.61%) WPF
7 2 (1.61%) XSLT
8 1 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.29%) Clustering
2 14 (11.29%) Wiki
3 9 (7.26%) Handset
4 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.45%) IVR
5 7 (5.65%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.84%) Fat Client
6 6 (4.84%) Replication
6 6 (4.84%) Thin Client
7 5 (4.03%) iPad
8 3 (2.42%) DTV
8 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.42%) MPEG
9 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.61%) IPTV
9 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.61%) PKI
9 2 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.74%) Linux
1 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.94%) Windows 7
3 21 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (14.52%) Solaris
5 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.10%) Unix
7 14 (11.29%) CentOS
8 9 (7.26%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.65%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.81%) CatOS
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.81%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (13.71%) Configuration Management
3 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.65%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.84%) DevOps
6 6 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.84%) Migration
6 6 (4.84%) Multithreading
6 6 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.84%) Scrum
7 5 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.03%) Information Security
7 5 (4.03%) Security Hardening
7 5 (4.03%) SIEM
8 4 (3.23%) Change Control
8 4 (3.23%) Document Management
8 4 (3.23%) MVC
8 4 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) Perl
2 19 (15.32%) SQL
3 15 (12.10%) Java
4 12 (9.68%) C++
5 10 (8.06%) C
6 9 (7.26%) Python
7 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.84%) C#
9 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.84%) VBScript
10 3 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.42%) PHP
10 3 (2.42%) VC++
11 2 (1.61%) Korn
11 2 (1.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 35 (28.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) Degree
3 14 (11.29%) RHCE
4 11 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.45%) CCNP
6 7 (5.65%) CCNA
7 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.23%) CCIE
9 3 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.42%) CISSP
9 3 (2.42%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.42%) GCIA
9 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.42%) MCDST
9 3 (2.42%) SANS
10 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.61%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.61%) GCIH
10 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) OIPF
1 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.13%) Samba
3 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (12.10%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.45%) XenApp
6 7 (5.65%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.65%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.42%) Docker
8 3 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.61%) Snort
9 2 (1.61%) vCloud
10 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.81%) vSphere
10 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (20.97%) Puppet
2 9 (7.26%) Nagios
3 7 (5.65%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (5.65%) SCCM
4 5 (4.03%) Ansible
5 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.61%) logstash
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.61%) Nessus
6 2 (1.61%) Nmap
6 2 (1.61%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.61%) WSUS
6 2 (1.61%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.81%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.81%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.39%) Red Hat
3 23 (18.55%) Oracle
3 23 (18.55%) VMware
4 22 (17.74%) Cisco
5 14 (11.29%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.06%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.45%) Dell
7 8 (6.45%) F5
7 8 (6.45%) NetApp
8 7 (5.65%) Sun
9 6 (4.84%) Citrix
10 5 (4.03%) Wyse
11 4 (3.23%) BT
11 4 (3.23%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.42%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.42%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.42%) Veritas
13 2 (1.61%) Qualys
13 2 (1.61%) SAP
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