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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 43 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.95% 2.26% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 19.51% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -10.29%
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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
49 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.95% 11.58% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 14
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) WebSockets
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Modbus
3 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 7 (43.75%) MQTT
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) LDAP
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) FTP
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Modbus
1 7 (43.75%) MQTT
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
2 3 (18.75%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) SMTP
2 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
2 3 (18.75%) FTP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) WebSockets
1 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) CESG
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Forensics
1 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
1 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
1 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) IronPython
3 2 (12.50%) VC++
3 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Snort
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam