The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 6 12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 6.90% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 22.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +16.53% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 10.26% 31.03% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 15
Median daily rate £155 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.64% -25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £274 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Bedford

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Bedford

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedford region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared