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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 42 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 2.10% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 12.73% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £195 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -44.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
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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
47 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.02% 16.47% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 13
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £43.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.42% +82.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) SMTP
8 3 (23.08%) FTP
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) Solaris
8 3 (23.08%) SAN
8 3 (23.08%) SSL
8 3 (23.08%) LDAP
8 3 (23.08%) SCOM
8 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) CESG
8 3 (23.08%) PKI
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) SMTP
3 3 (23.08%) FTP
3 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) IPsec
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
4 2 (15.38%) FCoE
4 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) Modbus
5 1 (7.69%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) CESG
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Forensics
1 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VBScript
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) VCP4
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) Snort
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) vMotion
4 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam