Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 16 November 2018 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.81% 2.20% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 12.00% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -20.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £153 £220 £352
90th Percentile £444 £429 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £488 £415
% change year-on-year -12.82% +17.47% +13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £31.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -49.21% -14.29% +212.77%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 92 125 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.67% 18.30% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 59
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +1.83% -
10th Percentile £147 £125 £200
90th Percentile £488 £525 £589
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £355
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.23% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.38 £13.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.52% -61.97% +129.03%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £23.00 £14.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -30.56% +20.00%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 7 £431 +79.69% 2
Bedford +1 3 - - 3
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (30.00%) CCSA
5 3 (30.00%) CCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) FTP
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Migration Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Migration Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CCSA
1 3 (30.00%) CCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec