The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 20 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.28% 1.60% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 78.57% 9.09% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £263 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
TCP/IP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 33 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.81% 17.55% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 37
Average daily rate £375 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Suffolk region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Suffolk region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 20 £375 -
Newmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) VPN
3 21 (63.64%) UNIX
4 20 (60.61%) SQL
5 19 (57.58%) Firewall
6 18 (54.55%) SAN
7 16 (48.48%) DNS
7 16 (48.48%) Linux
7 16 (48.48%) Shell Script
7 16 (48.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
7 16 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
8 15 (45.45%) Puppet
8 15 (45.45%) JSON
8 15 (45.45%) Replication
8 15 (45.45%) Web Services
8 15 (45.45%) XML
8 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
9 11 (33.33%) LAN
10 10 (30.30%) DevOps
11 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 9 (27.27%) VMware
12 8 (24.24%) IPsec
12 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (24.24%) PKI
13 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
13 7 (21.21%) Java
13 7 (21.21%) Active Directory

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) VPN
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) SAN
4 16 (48.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 16 (48.48%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) LAN
6 8 (24.24%) IPsec
7 6 (18.18%) Network Security
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
8 5 (15.15%) VLAN
9 3 (9.09%) SSH
9 3 (9.09%) SSL
9 3 (9.09%) Wireless
10 2 (6.06%) VoIP
11 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Field Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Technician
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
1 15 (45.45%) XML
1 15 (45.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Replication
2 8 (24.24%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) UNIX
3 16 (48.48%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (15.15%) Network Management
3 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Shell Script
2 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Sun Certification
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CCSA
3 3 (9.09%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ACCA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (18.18%) KVM
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Splunk
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 3 (9.09%) Intel
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Cognos
6 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.06%) ForgeRock
7 1 (3.03%) Vyatta