Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 43 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.44% 2.95% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.22% 19.79% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £300 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -24.05% -2.77%
10th Percentile £105 £140 £375
90th Percentile £444 £354 £503
East of England median daily rate £340 £363 £394
% change year-on-year -6.34% -7.94% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% -56.72% +131.03%

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 90 96 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.96% 14.91% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 34
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.89% +2.10%
10th Percentile £153 £125 £165
90th Percentile £489 £519 £621
East of England median daily rate £389 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +7.24% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £14.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.93% -39.80% -30.00%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +4.48% -4.29%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +16 10 £350 +29.63% 3
Bedford +4 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) SMTP
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) FTP
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (27.27%) SMTP
4 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 2 (18.18%) Skype
5 2 (18.18%) SSH
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Migration Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Migration Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco