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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 95 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 47 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.75% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.28% 13.56% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 29
Median daily rate £340 £301 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.86% -19.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £113 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £27.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £153.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -10.00%
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
354 413 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 12.92% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 231 271
Median daily rate £350 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £202 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 60
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Bristol 0 13 £330 +69.23% 10
Gloucestershire +3 11 £375 +167.85% 2
Wiltshire +2 8 £463 +45.09% 5
Dorset +3 7 £210 -
Devon 0 5 £185 -63.00%
Somerset +26 3 £475 -35.19% 3
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 62 (60.19%) Windows
2 47 (45.63%) Linux
3 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
4 35 (33.98%) Firewall
5 32 (31.07%) Security Cleared
5 32 (31.07%) Windows Server
6 28 (27.18%) VMware
6 28 (27.18%) DNS
7 27 (26.21%) DHCP
8 26 (25.24%) LAN
9 25 (24.27%) ITIL
9 25 (24.27%) Windows 7
10 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
11 23 (22.33%) Cisco
12 22 (21.36%) VPN
12 22 (21.36%) Unix
13 20 (19.42%) WAN
13 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
14 18 (17.48%) Red Hat
14 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
17 15 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
18 14 (13.59%) Python
19 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
19 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
19 13 (12.62%) C++
19 13 (12.62%) Java

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 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
3 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) Confluence
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Office 365
2 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (4.85%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (4.85%) Route 53
3 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.98%) Firewall
2 28 (27.18%) DNS
3 27 (26.21%) DHCP
4 26 (25.24%) LAN
5 22 (21.36%) VPN
6 20 (19.42%) WAN
7 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (10.68%) VLAN
8 8 (7.77%) HTTP
8 8 (7.77%) SSL
9 7 (6.80%) Internet
9 7 (6.80%) VoIP
9 7 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.85%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.85%) Wireless
11 4 (3.88%) MPLS
11 4 (3.88%) OSPF
11 4 (3.88%) SAN
11 4 (3.88%) SNMP
11 4 (3.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 5 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) JIRA
2 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.88%) Artifactory
3 4 (3.88%) SonarQube
3 4 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.97%) Ant
5 1 (0.97%) CMake
5 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.97%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.97%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Military
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.53%) Support Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (10.68%) Analyst
3 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) SOC Analyst
4 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Architect
5 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
5 5 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Designer
6 4 (3.88%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) ELK Stack
2 5 (4.85%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) LAMP
2 5 (4.85%) MFC
3 4 (3.88%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.88%) Qt
4 3 (2.91%) J2EE
5 1 (0.97%) Ajax
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) DCOM
5 1 (0.97%) EJB
5 1 (0.97%) Flash
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) JMS
5 1 (0.97%) JSP
5 1 (0.97%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.97%) WSDL
5 1 (0.97%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) Clustering
3 5 (4.85%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.85%) Wiki
4 4 (3.88%) CESG
4 4 (3.88%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
5 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.94%) ASIC
6 2 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
6 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.19%) Windows
2 47 (45.63%) Linux
3 32 (31.07%) Windows Server
4 25 (24.27%) Windows 7
5 22 (21.36%) Unix
6 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (10.68%) CentOS
10 11 (10.68%) Solaris
11 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
12 5 (4.85%) Android
12 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.88%) CoreOS
13 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.94%) VMS
14 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
3 11 (10.68%) Configuration Management
3 11 (10.68%) SIEM
4 10 (9.71%) Information Security
5 8 (7.77%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (7.77%) Migration
5 8 (7.77%) Validation
6 7 (6.80%) Analytics
6 7 (6.80%) DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.83%) Open Source
7 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.83%) Security Architecture
8 5 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) Python
2 13 (12.62%) C++
2 13 (12.62%) Java
2 13 (12.62%) SQL
3 9 (8.74%) Perl
3 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.80%) C
5 7 (6.80%) Ruby
5 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) C#
7 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.97%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) Jython
8 1 (0.97%) Korn
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) VBScript
8 1 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (31.07%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.85%) CCNA
6 5 (4.85%) RHCE
7 4 (3.88%) CISSP
7 4 (3.88%) Degree
7 4 (3.88%) MCSA
7 4 (3.88%) MCSE
8 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.94%) CCDA
8 2 (1.94%) CCNP
8 2 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.94%) CNA
8 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.94%) MCITP
8 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.80%) Snort
4 7 (6.80%) vSphere
5 6 (5.83%) Docker
5 6 (5.83%) Samba
6 4 (3.88%) LXC
6 4 (3.88%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.91%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.91%) XenApp
8 2 (1.94%) Firmware
8 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) SCCM
2 7 (6.80%) Ansible
2 7 (6.80%) Nessus
2 7 (6.80%) Puppet
3 6 (5.83%) Nagios
3 6 (5.83%) QRadar
4 5 (4.85%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (4.85%) OSSEC
4 5 (4.85%) RSA enVision
4 5 (4.85%) yum
5 4 (3.88%) Terraform
6 2 (1.94%) Nmap
7 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.97%) Icinga
7 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) VMware
2 23 (22.33%) Cisco
3 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.48%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.62%) Citrix
6 12 (11.65%) Intel Security
6 12 (11.65%) Oracle
7 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.83%) ArcSight
8 6 (5.83%) LogRhythm
8 6 (5.83%) Splunk
9 5 (4.85%) New Relic
9 5 (4.85%) ScanSafe
9 5 (4.85%) TOWER Software
10 4 (3.88%) Apple
10 4 (3.88%) HP
10 4 (3.88%) Sun
11 3 (2.91%) EMC
11 3 (2.91%) IBM
11 3 (2.91%) Juniper
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