Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 20 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.18% 0.90% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 7.69% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £395 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.05% -2.77% +47.73%
10th Percentile £140 £378 £176
90th Percentile £349 £418 £500
East of England median daily rate £330 £405 £395
% change year-on-year -18.52% +2.53% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £33.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -56.72% +103.03% -56.00%

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 88 65 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.01% 11.73% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 52
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £438 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.86% +20.36%
10th Percentile £125 £144 £216
90th Percentile £500 £628 £636
East of England median daily rate £360 £364 £375
% change year-on-year -1.03% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £24.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.80% -30.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £13.08 £24.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £15.83 £24.75 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -7 7 £240 - 1
Bedford -1 1 £335 -10.67% 2
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (65.00%) ITIL
6 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (65.00%) DHCP
6 13 (65.00%) DNS
6 13 (65.00%) NetApp
7 12 (60.00%) Symantec
7 12 (60.00%) IBM
7 12 (60.00%) SAN
7 12 (60.00%) Citrix
7 12 (60.00%) HP
7 12 (60.00%) SQL
7 12 (60.00%) MCSE
7 12 (60.00%) MCSA
7 12 (60.00%) Skype for Business
7 12 (60.00%) 3PAR
8 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (55.00%) EqualLogic
8 11 (55.00%) NAS
8 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
8 11 (55.00%) Replication

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 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) DHCP
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) SAN
3 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (55.00%) iSCSI
3 11 (55.00%) NAS
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (55.00%) Clustering
1 11 (55.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (55.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) MCSA
2 12 (60.00%) MCSE
3 10 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) CCNP
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) MCP
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (55.00%) Terminal Services
3 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Backup Exec
1 11 (55.00%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (55.00%) NetBackup
1 11 (55.00%) SCOM
2 10 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) NetApp
4 12 (60.00%) 3PAR
4 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 12 (60.00%) HP
4 12 (60.00%) IBM
4 12 (60.00%) Symantec
5 11 (55.00%) CommVault
5 11 (55.00%) Dell
5 11 (55.00%) EqualLogic
5 11 (55.00%) Veritas
6 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee