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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 94 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 45 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 0.84% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.74% 6.84% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +63.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.25 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 - £18.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -28.57%
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
419 307 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.33% 12.33% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 150 176
Average daily rate £356 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £31.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -2 14 £495 +52.30% 14
Wiltshire +3 10 £190 -29.95% 11
Somerset +2 10 £238 +5.55% 5
Bristol -6 3 £350 - 9
Cornwall - 3 - - 2
Dorset -8 1 - - 6
Devon - - - - 3
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 48 (38.10%) LAN
1 48 (38.10%) WAN
2 46 (36.51%) Windows
3 39 (30.95%) Firewall
3 39 (30.95%) Security Cleared
4 32 (25.40%) Cisco
5 28 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 27 (21.43%) Linux
7 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 25 (19.84%) DNS
9 24 (19.05%) ITIL
9 24 (19.05%) Network Management
10 23 (18.25%) CCNP
10 23 (18.25%) Telecoms
11 22 (17.46%) MPLS
12 18 (14.29%) SNMP
13 17 (13.49%) C++
13 17 (13.49%) OSPF
13 17 (13.49%) CCIE
13 17 (13.49%) HP
13 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (12.70%) Telnet
14 16 (12.70%) VPN
14 16 (12.70%) DHCP
14 16 (12.70%) FTP
15 15 (11.90%) OO
15 15 (11.90%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (3.97%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.38%) Lync
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Office
2 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) BASE24
2 4 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) PaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (38.10%) LAN
1 48 (38.10%) WAN
2 39 (30.95%) Firewall
3 25 (19.84%) DNS
4 22 (17.46%) MPLS
5 18 (14.29%) SNMP
6 17 (13.49%) OSPF
7 16 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (12.70%) Telnet
7 16 (12.70%) VPN
7 16 (12.70%) DHCP
7 16 (12.70%) FTP
8 14 (11.11%) Network Security
9 11 (8.73%) Internet
10 9 (7.14%) VoIP
10 9 (7.14%) Wireless
11 6 (4.76%) HTTP
11 6 (4.76%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.97%) Wireshark
12 5 (3.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) NonStop SQL
1 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.17%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.17%) Subversion
2 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (18.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.90%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.97%) Electronics
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (15.87%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.49%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.32%) Developer
4 11 (8.73%) C++ Developer
4 11 (8.73%) Network Support
5 8 (6.35%) Consultant
5 8 (6.35%) Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.17%) Security Administrator
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) OpenMP
2 4 (3.17%) STL
3 3 (2.38%) Web Services
4 2 (1.59%) Middleware
4 2 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
5 1 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.79%) JNI
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.35%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) NHS
3 6 (4.76%) DTV
3 6 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.97%) Handset
4 5 (3.97%) Tandem
4 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.17%) iPad
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.38%) PDA
7 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.59%) MPEG
7 2 (1.59%) IVR
7 2 (1.59%) Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.51%) Windows
2 27 (21.43%) Linux
3 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.97%) CentOS
8 5 (3.97%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.97%) UNIX
9 4 (3.17%) Solaris
9 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.38%) Fedora
11 2 (1.59%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Debian
12 1 (0.79%) HPUX
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) ITIL
1 24 (19.05%) Network Management
2 15 (11.90%) OO
3 14 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.94%) Network Design
5 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.14%) Network Performance Management
6 9 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.76%) UML
9 6 (4.76%) Validation
9 6 (4.76%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.76%) Signal Processing
10 5 (3.97%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (3.97%) Kanban
10 5 (3.97%) Scrum
10 5 (3.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) C++
2 14 (11.11%) Python
3 13 (10.32%) Perl
4 11 (8.73%) Java
5 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.14%) Ruby
6 8 (6.35%) C
7 7 (5.56%) SQL
8 5 (3.97%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.17%) PHP
10 2 (1.59%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Erlang
11 1 (0.79%) Korn
11 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.25%) CCNP
4 17 (13.49%) CCIE
5 15 (11.90%) CISSP
6 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.35%) CCNA
7 8 (6.35%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.97%) Degree
9 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.38%) MCSE
10 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.59%) MCP
10 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.79%) CCSA
11 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) DO-178B
3 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.38%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 7 (5.56%) MetaFrame
3 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.17%) Novell eDirectory
4 4 (3.17%) vSphere
5 3 (2.38%) XenApp
5 3 (2.38%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.59%) Firmware
6 2 (1.59%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) qmail
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.79%) UAG
7 1 (0.79%) Samba
7 1 (0.79%) Squid
7 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
1 6 (4.76%) Puppet
2 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.38%) OpenView
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) Cisco
2 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.49%) HP
4 15 (11.90%) Citrix
5 14 (11.11%) VMware
6 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.56%) Avaya
8 6 (4.76%) Juniper
9 5 (3.97%) Intel
10 4 (3.17%) Novell
10 4 (3.17%) McAfee
10 4 (3.17%) SAP
11 3 (2.38%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.38%) Dell
12 2 (1.59%) Lotus
12 2 (1.59%) Apple
12 2 (1.59%) NetApp
12 2 (1.59%) Oracle
12 2 (1.59%) Sun
12 2 (1.59%) Brocade
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Rate: £16 - £17 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £42 - £46 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £43 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago