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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 94 68
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 85 14 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.55% 0.62% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 5.47% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 4 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £307 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £28.00 £34.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +119.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £14.20 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
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
544 256 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.31% 11.34% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 132 185
Average daily rate £370 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 23 £425 - 4
Gloucestershire +2 20 £350 - 3
Wiltshire +6 16 £450 +76.47% 6
Dorset +5 8 £425 - 2
Somerset -9 4 £380 +90.00% 2
Cornwall - 4 £250 - 1
Bristol -19 1 - - 11
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (53.64%) Windows
2 52 (47.27%) LAN
3 49 (44.55%) WAN
4 45 (40.91%) Firewall
5 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 34 (30.91%) DNS
7 33 (30.00%) Cisco
8 28 (25.45%) SC Cleared
8 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
9 26 (23.64%) Linux
10 23 (20.91%) SNMP
11 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (19.09%) VPN
13 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (17.27%) MPLS
15 18 (16.36%) CCNP
16 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
16 17 (15.45%) ITIL
16 17 (15.45%) Citrix
17 16 (14.55%) Internet
17 16 (14.55%) Telnet
17 16 (14.55%) FTP
17 16 (14.55%) Telecoms
17 16 (14.55%) Finance
17 16 (14.55%) Network Management
17 16 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (13.64%) VMware
18 15 (13.64%) CCIE
18 15 (13.64%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 10 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.27%) Apache
5 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.73%) Lync
8 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) Simulink
3 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) BASE24
1 1 (0.91%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (47.27%) LAN
2 49 (44.55%) WAN
3 45 (40.91%) Firewall
4 34 (30.91%) DNS
5 23 (20.91%) SNMP
6 21 (19.09%) VPN
7 19 (17.27%) MPLS
8 16 (14.55%) Internet
8 16 (14.55%) Telnet
8 16 (14.55%) FTP
8 16 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (12.73%) DHCP
9 14 (12.73%) OSPF
10 12 (10.91%) Network Security
11 8 (7.27%) LDAP
12 7 (6.36%) SMTP
13 6 (5.45%) Ethernet
13 6 (5.45%) SAN
13 6 (5.45%) Wireless
14 4 (3.64%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (14.55%) Telecoms
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.91%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (16.36%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) Consultant
3 9 (8.18%) Developer
3 9 (8.18%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.18%) Administrator
3 9 (8.18%) Network Support
4 8 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.45%) C++ Developer
6 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.55%) Security Administrator
7 5 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) QA Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) Web Services
2 6 (5.45%) OpenMP
3 3 (2.73%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) iPad
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.73%) PDA
5 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.73%) iPhone
5 3 (2.73%) Open Source
6 2 (1.82%) Handset
6 2 (1.82%) IVR
7 1 (0.91%) CESG
7 1 (0.91%) Tandem
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 59 (53.64%) Windows
2 26 (23.64%) Linux
3 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.82%) UNIX
6 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.27%) CentOS
9 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.55%) Solaris
11 4 (3.64%) HPUX
12 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.45%) ITIL
2 16 (14.55%) Network Management
3 11 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (8.18%) Network Performance Management
6 8 (7.27%) Network Design
7 6 (5.45%) UML
7 6 (5.45%) OO
7 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.45%) Parallel Programming
7 6 (5.45%) Signal Processing
8 5 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.55%) Workflow
8 5 (4.55%) Validation
8 5 (4.55%) Migration
8 5 (4.55%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (8.18%) C++
2 9 (8.18%) Perl
3 8 (7.27%) Ruby
4 7 (6.36%) Java
4 7 (6.36%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.64%) Korn
5 4 (3.64%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.73%) SQL
7 2 (1.82%) C
8 1 (0.91%) Erlang
8 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.91%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) SC Cleared
1 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.36%) CCNP
4 15 (13.64%) CCIE
4 15 (13.64%) CISSP
5 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.09%) Degree
6 6 (5.45%) MCP
7 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
9 1 (0.91%) MCSE
9 1 (0.91%) MCSA
9 1 (0.91%) MCT
9 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) DO-178B
3 5 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.91%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.18%) NFS
4 8 (7.27%) Squid
5 7 (6.36%) qmail
5 7 (6.36%) MetaFrame
5 7 (6.36%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.55%) XenApp
6 5 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.55%) vSphere
7 4 (3.64%) Novell eDirectory
8 3 (2.73%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.91%) Snort
10 1 (0.91%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.64%) WSUS
3 3 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.82%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.82%) OpenView
4 2 (1.82%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.00%) Cisco
3 17 (15.45%) Citrix
4 15 (13.64%) VMware
5 13 (11.82%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.09%) Apple
7 9 (8.18%) HP
8 8 (7.27%) NetApp
9 7 (6.36%) Infoblox
10 6 (5.45%) Intel
11 5 (4.55%) Dell
11 5 (4.55%) F5
11 5 (4.55%) McAfee
11 5 (4.55%) Juniper
11 5 (4.55%) AppSense
12 4 (3.64%) Novell
13 3 (2.73%) Avaya
13 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.82%) NetQoS
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