The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Suffolk 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.21% - 8.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% - 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 13
Average daily rate
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£375 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.49% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.34
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 29 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.31% 18.95% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 38
Average daily rate £375 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
TCP/IP
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £369 - 2
Newmarket - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) VPN
3 21 (65.63%) UNIX
4 20 (62.50%) SQL
5 18 (56.25%) SAN
5 18 (56.25%) Firewall
6 16 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 16 (50.00%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 16 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 16 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
7 15 (46.88%) Puppet
7 15 (46.88%) JSON
7 15 (46.88%) Web Services
7 15 (46.88%) XML
7 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
7 15 (46.88%) Replication
8 10 (31.25%) LAN
8 10 (31.25%) DevOps
9 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
10 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.88%) PKI
11 7 (21.88%) IPsec
11 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.88%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) Active Directory

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) VPN
2 18 (56.25%) SAN
2 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 16 (50.00%) DNS
3 16 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (31.25%) LAN
5 7 (21.88%) IPsec
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
6 5 (15.63%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) SSL
7 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) SSH
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Field Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
4 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Web Services
1 15 (46.88%) XML
1 15 (46.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Replication
2 7 (21.88%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) UNIX
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (15.63%) Network Management
3 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 16 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Sun Certification
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCSA
3 2 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ACCA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (18.75%) KVM
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (46.88%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (9.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Splunk
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Intel
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
6 2 (6.25%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.25%) ForgeRock
6 2 (6.25%) Cognos
7 1 (3.13%) Vyatta
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago