Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.47% 2.54% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.18% 14.04% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -3.23% +34.78%
10th Percentile £220 £352 £228
90th Percentile £423 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £488 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +18.18% +13.79% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year -21.25% +240.43% -38.43%

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 129 114 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.72% 18.12% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 58 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £382 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £368 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.62% +91.94% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 6 £240 -
Bedford -7 1 £335 -10.67%
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) DHCP
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
5 8 (47.06%) NetApp
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) HP
5 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) VBScript
6 7 (41.18%) MCSE
6 7 (41.18%) IBM
6 7 (41.18%) SAN
6 7 (41.18%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) Symantec
6 7 (41.18%) 3PAR
6 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (35.29%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
7 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
4 6 (35.29%) NAS
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) Skype
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
8 1 (5.88%) IPsec
8 1 (5.88%) ISDN
8 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCSE
3 6 (35.29%) MCSA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE
8 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 6 (35.29%) Terminal Services
3 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
1 6 (35.29%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) HP NNM
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) NetApp
3 7 (41.18%) 3PAR
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 7 (41.18%) Symantec
4 6 (35.29%) CommVault
4 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
4 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
4 6 (35.29%) Veritas
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Mitel
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed