The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 35 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 3.43% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 14.47% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £138 £308 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.28% -8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £331 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.36 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -9.43%
TCP/IP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.35% 23.68% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 49
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 £44.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.10% +90.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Southampton region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Southampton region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 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 Southampton region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper