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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.35% 1.46% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 12.90% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £275 £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -28.57%
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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
60 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.65% 11.31% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 8
Average daily rate £400 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £389 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Python
1 10 (76.92%) Modbus
1 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
1 10 (76.92%) WebSockets
1 10 (76.92%) MQTT
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) IronPython
3 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
4 2 (15.38%) Snort
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Modbus
1 10 (76.92%) MQTT
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
3 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) 802.11
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
1 10 (76.92%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) IronPython
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds