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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.55% 3.99% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 16.30% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.98 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +11.66%
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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
57 92 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.77% 24.47% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 23
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £401 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% +47.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
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 3 September 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) VBScript
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (16.67%) Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 2 (16.67%) FCoE
4 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) FTP
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Release Management
1 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) VCP4
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) vMotion
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
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