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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 79 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 66 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.16% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 8.72% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 3 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £305 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £94.50 £30.75 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.31% +21.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £14.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.90 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
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
505 298 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.34% 13.33% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 147 185
Average daily rate £338 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.46% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 49
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon -5 15 £450 - 4
Bristol -8 11 £375 - 13
Wiltshire -11 11 £440 +112.04% 10
Somerset -2 8 £275 +22.22% 2
Gloucestershire -8 8 £250 -23.07% 15
Dorset -5 4 £438 - 2
Cornwall - 1 £275 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 64 (51.61%) Windows
2 52 (41.94%) LAN
3 51 (41.13%) Firewall
4 50 (40.32%) WAN
5 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 34 (27.42%) DNS
7 29 (23.39%) Cisco
8 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 27 (21.77%) Linux
10 26 (20.97%) SC Cleared
11 25 (20.16%) Active Directory
12 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (18.55%) Citrix
13 23 (18.55%) Finance
14 22 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (17.74%) VPN
15 21 (16.94%) Network Management
16 20 (16.13%) SNMP
16 20 (16.13%) DHCP
17 19 (15.32%) CCNP
17 19 (15.32%) MPLS
17 19 (15.32%) Telecoms
18 18 (14.52%) Internet
18 18 (14.52%) ITIL
19 17 (13.71%) OSPF
20 16 (12.90%) Telnet
20 16 (12.90%) HP
20 16 (12.90%) CCIE
20 16 (12.90%) FTP
20 16 (12.90%) VMware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.26%) Apache
3 8 (6.45%) IIS
4 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.42%) Lync
6 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) BASE24
2 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.81%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (41.94%) LAN
2 51 (41.13%) Firewall
3 50 (40.32%) WAN
4 34 (27.42%) DNS
5 22 (17.74%) VPN
6 20 (16.13%) SNMP
6 20 (16.13%) DHCP
7 19 (15.32%) MPLS
8 18 (14.52%) Internet
9 17 (13.71%) OSPF
10 16 (12.90%) Telnet
10 16 (12.90%) FTP
10 16 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (9.68%) Network Security
12 6 (4.84%) Ethernet
13 5 (4.03%) Wireless
14 4 (3.23%) BGP
14 4 (3.23%) VoIP
14 4 (3.23%) LDAP
14 4 (3.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Electronics
3 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Avionics
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.74%) Support Engineer
2 14 (11.29%) Consultant
3 11 (8.87%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.06%) Network Support
5 9 (7.26%) Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Administrator
8 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Security Administrator
10 4 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Citrix Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) Web Services
2 6 (4.84%) OpenMP
3 3 (2.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.61%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) iPad
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.84%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.03%) Clustering
5 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.03%) Tandem
6 4 (3.23%) NHS
6 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.42%) DTV
7 3 (2.42%) PDA
7 3 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.42%) iPhone
8 2 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.61%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.61%) Handset
9 1 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) IVR
9 1 (0.81%) CESG
9 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (51.61%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) Linux
3 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.06%) UNIX
8 9 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.65%) CentOS
9 7 (5.65%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.42%) Fedora
10 3 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.81%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) Network Management
2 18 (14.52%) ITIL
3 14 (11.29%) Performance Management
4 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (7.26%) Network Performance Management
5 9 (7.26%) Network Design
5 9 (7.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.84%) UML
6 6 (4.84%) OO
6 6 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.84%) Signal Processing
6 6 (4.84%) Parallel Programming
7 5 (4.03%) Project Management
7 5 (4.03%) CAD
7 5 (4.03%) Workflow
7 5 (4.03%) Validation
7 5 (4.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) C++
1 10 (8.06%) Java
2 8 (6.45%) Perl
3 7 (5.65%) MATLAB
3 7 (5.65%) Ruby
4 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.23%) PHP
5 4 (3.23%) SQL
5 4 (3.23%) Python
6 3 (2.42%) C
6 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) Korn
7 1 (0.81%) Erlang
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (15.32%) CCNP
5 16 (12.90%) CCIE
6 15 (12.10%) CISSP
7 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.84%) MCP
9 5 (4.03%) Degree
10 3 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.42%) CCNA
11 2 (1.61%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.81%) MCDST
12 1 (0.81%) MCITP
12 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) CCSA
12 1 (0.81%) CCSE
12 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.81%) CCDA
12 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
1 6 (4.84%) DO-178B
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.65%) XenApp
3 7 (5.65%) vSphere
3 7 (5.65%) MetaFrame
3 7 (5.65%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.84%) NFS
5 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.23%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (2.42%) Squid
7 3 (2.42%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.42%) qmail
8 1 (0.81%) UAG
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) SCCM
2 5 (4.03%) WSUS
3 4 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.23%) OpenView
4 3 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.42%) Puppet
4 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.61%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.61%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.39%) Cisco
3 23 (18.55%) Citrix
4 16 (12.90%) HP
4 16 (12.90%) VMware
5 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.06%) Apple
6 7 (5.65%) McAfee
6 7 (5.65%) Infoblox
7 6 (4.84%) Intel
8 5 (4.03%) AppSense
8 5 (4.03%) Dell
9 4 (3.23%) Juniper
9 4 (3.23%) NetApp
9 4 (3.23%) Novell
10 3 (2.42%) Brocade
10 3 (2.42%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.42%) Avaya
10 3 (2.42%) SAP
10 3 (2.42%) F5
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