Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.39% 10.53% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 31.25% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Bedford median daily rate £335 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -20.00% -3.23% +34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £52.50

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 22.22% 33.68% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 8
Bedford median daily rate £236 £330 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.41% -4.00% +14.58%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £187
90th Percentile £500 £388 £503
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +1.97% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%

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 18 November 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec

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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware