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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / South West
Rank 102 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 36 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.84% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 13.20% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 25
Median daily rate £390 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.08% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £179 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £471 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £324
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.25 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +10.96%

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
398 409 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 13.93% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 269 190
Median daily rate £365 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 28
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Wiltshire -1 10 £365 +10.60% 4
Devon - 10 £560 - 2
Somerset +2 6 £475 +46.15% 2
Gloucestershire +2 4 £320 -1.53% 1
Dorset +5 3 £264 - 1
Bristol -22 3 - - 6
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (56.10%) Linux
2 44 (53.66%) Windows
3 31 (37.80%) DNS
4 29 (35.37%) Security Cleared
5 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
6 25 (30.49%) Firewall
7 24 (29.27%) DHCP
7 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
8 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.61%) LAN
9 21 (25.61%) VMware
9 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
10 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (23.17%) VPN
12 17 (20.73%) SSL
12 17 (20.73%) ITIL
13 16 (19.51%) Java
14 15 (18.29%) WAN
15 14 (17.07%) C++
15 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
16 13 (15.85%) Unix
17 12 (14.63%) Information Security
17 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
17 12 (14.63%) HTTP
17 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (13.41%) DevOps
18 11 (13.41%) Open Source

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 (8.54%) Apache
1 7 (8.54%) IIS
1 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.32%) JBoss
2 6 (7.32%) Jetty
2 6 (7.32%) Mongrel
2 6 (7.32%) nginx
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.88%) Confluence
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (6.10%) Google App Engine
3 5 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.10%) Route 53
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) Office 365
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.80%) DNS
2 25 (30.49%) Firewall
3 24 (29.27%) DHCP
4 21 (25.61%) LAN
5 19 (23.17%) VPN
6 17 (20.73%) SSL
7 15 (18.29%) WAN
8 12 (14.63%) HTTP
9 9 (10.98%) Wireless
10 6 (7.32%) FTP
10 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.10%) IPsec
11 5 (6.10%) MPLS
12 4 (4.88%) ISDN
12 4 (4.88%) NetScaler
12 4 (4.88%) Network Security
12 4 (4.88%) VLAN
12 4 (4.88%) VoIP
12 4 (4.88%) X.509
13 3 (3.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.32%) Travis CI
3 4 (4.88%) Artifactory
3 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 4 (4.88%) SonarQube
3 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (4.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.22%) Ant
6 1 (1.22%) CMake
6 1 (1.22%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.22%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
1 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.32%) Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.10%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) J2EE
3 6 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (7.32%) MFC
3 6 (7.32%) Servlets
4 5 (6.10%) Qt
5 2 (2.44%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) HTML
5 2 (2.44%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) DCOM
6 1 (1.22%) EJB
6 1 (1.22%) Flash
6 1 (1.22%) JMS
6 1 (1.22%) JSP
6 1 (1.22%) LAMP
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.22%) WSDL
6 1 (1.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.88%) CESG
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
5 3 (3.66%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.44%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.22%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.10%) Linux
2 44 (53.66%) Windows
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Unix
6 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.54%) Solaris
10 6 (7.32%) CentOS
11 5 (6.10%) Android
11 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
11 5 (6.10%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (4.88%) CoreOS
12 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
14 2 (2.44%) OpenWrt
14 2 (2.44%) VMS
15 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.63%) Information Security
2 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.41%) DevOps
3 11 (13.41%) Open Source
4 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.20%) Migration
5 8 (9.76%) SIEM
5 8 (9.76%) Validation
6 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.54%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.10%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (6.10%) ITSM
8 5 (6.10%) Kernel Tuning
8 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) Java
2 14 (17.07%) C++
3 11 (13.41%) Python
4 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.76%) C
4 8 (9.76%) SQL
5 7 (8.54%) Ruby
6 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.10%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.88%) Lua
8 4 (4.88%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.22%) C#
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.22%) Jython
10 1 (1.22%) Korn
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) SANS
5 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 5 (6.10%) CISSP
6 4 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 3 (3.66%) CCNP
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.44%) CCDA
8 2 (2.44%) CISM
8 2 (2.44%) CLAS
8 2 (2.44%) CNA
8 2 (2.44%) CNE
8 2 (2.44%) MCSA
8 2 (2.44%) Novell Certification
8 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) RMADS
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) vSphere
5 5 (6.10%) Docker
5 5 (6.10%) Xen
6 4 (4.88%) LXC
6 4 (4.88%) VirtualBox
7 3 (3.66%) Snort
8 2 (2.44%) BusyBox
9 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Ansible
2 5 (6.10%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (6.10%) Nagios
2 5 (6.10%) Nessus
2 5 (6.10%) OSSEC
2 5 (6.10%) yum
3 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.88%) Terraform
4 3 (3.66%) Nmap
4 3 (3.66%) QRadar
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.22%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.22%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
4 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.76%) Citrix
5 8 (9.76%) IBM
5 8 (9.76%) Intel Security
6 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.54%) Juniper
7 6 (7.32%) Google
7 6 (7.32%) Oracle
8 5 (6.10%) New Relic
8 5 (6.10%) TOWER Software
9 4 (4.88%) Apple
9 4 (4.88%) Aruba
9 4 (4.88%) HP
9 4 (4.88%) Sun
10 3 (3.66%) EMC
10 3 (3.66%) F5
10 3 (3.66%) Qualys
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