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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 29 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.88% 3.95% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 34.48% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
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
21 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.86% 11.46% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 10
Average daily rate £250 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £27.75 £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.37% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £14.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £18.10 £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +2 3 £200 -16.66% 2
Newmarket - - - - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (41.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) Puppet
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Replication
7 4 (33.33%) JSON
7 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (25.00%) Splunk
8 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) IPsec
8 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) TestLink
1 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Calabash
2 1 (8.33%) Appium
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) Nessus
3 1 (8.33%) Nmap
3 1 (8.33%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (8.33%) Agilent