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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 85 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.52% 0.88% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.89% 7.14% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 1 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.95% -34.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £235 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £13.70 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £34.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
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
535 266 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.87% 12.38% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 143 186
Average daily rate £338 £298 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -17.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 60
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +4 20 £435 - 5
Wiltshire +4 17 £440 +87.23% 10
Gloucestershire -6 13 £288 - 20
Bristol -15 11 £375 - 15
Dorset -3 7 £425 - 2
Somerset -5 5 £260 - 6
Cornwall - 4 £250 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (51.22%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) LAN
2 51 (41.46%) Firewall
3 49 (39.84%) WAN
4 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 34 (27.64%) DNS
6 33 (26.83%) Cisco
7 30 (24.39%) Linux
8 27 (21.95%) SC Cleared
8 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (18.70%) SNMP
10 23 (18.70%) VPN
10 23 (18.70%) Active Directory
10 23 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (18.70%) Finance
11 22 (17.89%) Citrix
12 20 (16.26%) MPLS
12 20 (16.26%) CCNP
12 20 (16.26%) Telecoms
13 19 (15.45%) VMware
13 19 (15.45%) ITIL
14 18 (14.63%) Internet
14 18 (14.63%) Network Management
15 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
15 17 (13.82%) DHCP
16 16 (13.01%) FTP
16 16 (13.01%) OSPF
16 16 (13.01%) CCIE
16 16 (13.01%) Telnet

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (9.76%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) IIS
3 10 (8.13%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.44%) Lync
6 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) BASE24
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.81%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (41.46%) LAN
1 51 (41.46%) Firewall
2 49 (39.84%) WAN
3 34 (27.64%) DNS
4 23 (18.70%) SNMP
4 23 (18.70%) VPN
5 20 (16.26%) MPLS
6 18 (14.63%) Internet
7 17 (13.82%) DHCP
8 16 (13.01%) FTP
8 16 (13.01%) OSPF
8 16 (13.01%) Telnet
8 16 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (8.94%) Network Security
10 7 (5.69%) LDAP
11 6 (4.88%) SMTP
11 6 (4.88%) Wireless
12 5 (4.07%) Ethernet
12 5 (4.07%) BGP
13 4 (3.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 20 (16.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Electronics
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Avionics
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.89%) Support Engineer
2 14 (11.38%) Consultant
3 10 (8.13%) Network Support
4 9 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.50%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Administrator
7 6 (4.88%) C++ Developer
7 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Citrix Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Security Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) Web Services
2 6 (4.88%) OpenMP
3 3 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.63%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) iPad
3 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.07%) Clustering
5 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.07%) Tandem
6 3 (2.44%) PDA
6 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.44%) iPhone
6 3 (2.44%) Open Source
6 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.44%) DTV
7 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.63%) Handset
7 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.22%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Linux
3 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.94%) Windows 7
8 10 (8.13%) CentOS
8 10 (8.13%) UNIX
9 7 (5.69%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.44%) Fedora
10 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.44%) Solaris
11 1 (0.81%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) ITIL
2 18 (14.63%) Network Management
3 14 (11.38%) Performance Management
4 12 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.32%) Network Design
6 9 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (7.32%) Network Performance Management
7 6 (4.88%) Parallel Programming
7 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.88%) Signal Processing
7 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.88%) UML
7 6 (4.88%) OO
7 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.07%) Project Management
8 5 (4.07%) CAD
8 5 (4.07%) Workflow
8 5 (4.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) Perl
2 10 (8.13%) Ruby
2 10 (8.13%) Java
3 9 (7.32%) C++
3 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.69%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.25%) PHP
5 4 (3.25%) SQL
5 4 (3.25%) Python
6 3 (2.44%) C
6 3 (2.44%) 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 27 (21.95%) SC Cleared
1 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (16.26%) CCNP
4 16 (13.01%) CCIE
5 15 (12.20%) CISSP
6 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (7.32%) Degree
8 6 (4.88%) MCP
9 3 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.63%) CCNA
11 1 (0.81%) CCDA
11 1 (0.81%) MCSE
11 1 (0.81%) MCSA
11 1 (0.81%) MCT
11 1 (0.81%) CCSA
11 1 (0.81%) CCSE
11 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) DO-178B
3 5 (4.07%) SLA
4 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (18.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.32%) NFS
4 7 (5.69%) MetaFrame
4 7 (5.69%) Terminal Services
4 7 (5.69%) XenApp
4 7 (5.69%) vSphere
5 6 (4.88%) qmail
5 6 (4.88%) Squid
6 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.25%) Novell eDirectory
8 3 (2.44%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.63%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.81%) UAG
10 1 (0.81%) Firmware
10 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) SCCM
2 5 (4.07%) WSUS
3 4 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.44%) Puppet
4 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.63%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.63%) OpenView
5 2 (1.63%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.83%) Cisco
3 22 (17.89%) Citrix
4 19 (15.45%) VMware
5 14 (11.38%) HP
6 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.13%) Apple
8 7 (5.69%) Infoblox
8 7 (5.69%) NetApp
9 6 (4.88%) McAfee
9 6 (4.88%) Intel
10 5 (4.07%) AppSense
10 5 (4.07%) F5
10 5 (4.07%) Juniper
10 5 (4.07%) Dell
11 4 (3.25%) Novell
12 3 (2.44%) SAP
12 3 (2.44%) Avaya
13 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle
Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Rate: £120 - 150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £200 - 225 per day all inclusive
Posted: 24 days ago