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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 30 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.41% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 7.02% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
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 £38.00 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -12.62%

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 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.34% 22.62% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 43
Median daily rate £381 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £15.36 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.87% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017, 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

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 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft