The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 32 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.42% 2.82% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 21.43% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.34
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.80% 13.17% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 14
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £457 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.51% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
TCP/IP
Hampshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) WebSockets
3 9 (45.00%) Modbus
3 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Apache
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) vSphere
7 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Modbus
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) OSPF
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.00%) RIP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) H.323
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) 802.11
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) Multicast
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) WebSockets
1 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) Brocade
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
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