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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 25 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.32% 3.21% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 18.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £219 £238 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £323 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £358 £323
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +14.66%

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
39 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.48% 17.31% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 8
Median daily rate £225 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 6 £213 -19.04%
Stowmarket - 1 £225 -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CloudStack
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper