The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.72% 2.56% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 12.50% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £300 £295 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +35.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 96 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.72% 20.47% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 27
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +132.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley -1 5 - - 1
Gatwick 0 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 23 (85.19%) DNS
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) DHCP
2 15 (55.56%) FTP
3 13 (48.15%) LAN
4 12 (44.44%) LDAP
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 9 (33.33%) SMTP
7 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco
7 9 (33.33%) CCNA
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) CCENT
7 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) F5
8 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
9 7 (25.93%) J2EE
10 6 (22.22%) Unix
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) Apache
10 6 (22.22%) HTTP
10 6 (22.22%) Tcl
10 6 (22.22%) CCNP
10 6 (22.22%) ICMP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) DNS
2 15 (55.56%) DHCP
2 15 (55.56%) FTP
3 13 (48.15%) LAN
4 12 (44.44%) LDAP
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) SMTP
8 6 (22.22%) BIG-IP
8 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (22.22%) HTTP
8 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
8 6 (22.22%) ICMP
8 6 (22.22%) SSL
9 5 (18.52%) HSRP
9 5 (18.52%) SNMP
9 5 (18.52%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) WAN Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Check Point Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Check Point Support
5 4 (14.81%) Firewall Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Firewall Support
5 4 (14.81%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Support Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) J2EE
2 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 6 (22.22%) REST
2 6 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
3 2 (7.41%) WebCenter
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Tcl
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCENT
1 9 (33.33%) CCNA
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CCSE
4 4 (14.81%) CCSA
4 4 (14.81%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) vCloud
3 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
1 9 (33.33%) F5
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Aruba
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) Qualys
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) BEA