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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 31 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.72% 1.54% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 12.50% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
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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
90 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.94% 12.31% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 15
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) WebSockets
3 12 (57.14%) Modbus
3 12 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 12 (57.14%) MQTT
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
4 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) RIP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) H.323
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) 802.11
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Multicast
6 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Modbus
1 12 (57.14%) MQTT
2 4 (19.05%) OSPF
2 4 (19.05%) BGP
2 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
2 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) RIP
3 3 (14.29%) H.323
3 3 (14.29%) 802.11
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) Multicast
4 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) WebSockets
1 12 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Kindle
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Citrix
1 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Brocade
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle