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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.82% 0.61% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 5.71% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £360 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
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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
85 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.01% 10.70% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 20 14
Average daily rate £369 £285 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.38% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 12 (70.59%) Modbus
2 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
2 12 (70.59%) WebSockets
2 12 (70.59%) MQTT
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
5 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Multicast
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 3 (17.65%) RIP
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) 802.11
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 3 (17.65%) H.323
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) PKI

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Modbus
1 12 (70.59%) MQTT
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
4 3 (17.65%) Multicast
4 3 (17.65%) RIP
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) 802.11
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
4 3 (17.65%) H.323
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) LDAP
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Python Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) WebSockets
1 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) CESG
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
1 12 (70.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire