The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 3 months to 29 March 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 66 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 29 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.59% 2.49% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.08% 10.08% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 31
Median daily rate £500 £378 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.45% +15.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £339
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.25 £55.33 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.05% +305.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +21.21%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 359 615 777
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.63% 24.75% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 288 336
Median daily rate £400 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 18 £500 +28.20% 12
Bracknell +3 3 - - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough +5 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 36 (41.86%) Cisco
2 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 29 (33.72%) Linux
3 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
4 26 (30.23%) Telecoms
4 26 (30.23%) HTTP
5 25 (29.07%) DNS
5 25 (29.07%) ICMP
6 24 (27.91%) MPLS
6 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
7 23 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (26.74%) Unix
8 22 (25.58%) Juniper
9 21 (24.42%) CCNP
10 20 (23.26%) LAN
10 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
10 20 (23.26%) Huawei
11 19 (22.09%) BGP
11 19 (22.09%) Java
11 19 (22.09%) ITIL
12 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.93%) OSPF
12 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
13 17 (19.77%) Ansible
13 17 (19.77%) CCNA
13 17 (19.77%) Python
13 17 (19.77%) SSH
13 17 (19.77%) VMware
13 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) HTTP
2 25 (29.07%) DNS
2 25 (29.07%) ICMP
3 24 (27.91%) MPLS
4 20 (23.26%) LAN
5 19 (22.09%) BGP
6 18 (20.93%) OSPF
7 17 (19.77%) SSH
8 16 (18.60%) Firewall
8 16 (18.60%) WAN
9 15 (17.44%) SNMP
10 12 (13.95%) 3G
10 12 (13.95%) 4G
11 11 (12.79%) 2G
12 10 (11.63%) DHCP
12 10 (11.63%) VoIP
12 10 (11.63%) Wireshark
13 9 (10.47%) Broadband
13 9 (10.47%) VPN
14 8 (9.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.79%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Billing
4 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Finance
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
3 10 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) IP Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.47%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) IP Network Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Java Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Java Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Open Source Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) Middleware
2 3 (3.49%) CGI
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.16%) JMS
4 1 (1.16%) JTAPI
4 1 (1.16%) LAMP
4 1 (1.16%) REST
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) IPTV
3 5 (5.81%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (5.81%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) STB
5 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Windows
2 29 (33.72%) Linux
3 23 (26.74%) Unix
4 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (18.60%) CentOS
5 16 (18.60%) Debian
5 16 (18.60%) Ubuntu
6 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
7 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.81%) Android
10 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) DevOps
3 13 (15.12%) Prototyping
4 8 (9.30%) CRM
5 7 (8.14%) Network Architecture
5 7 (8.14%) Open Source
6 6 (6.98%) Open Source Development
7 5 (5.81%) Migration
7 5 (5.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (4.65%) Network Design
9 3 (3.49%) High Availability
9 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.33%) Change Management
10 2 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 23 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (24.42%) CCNP
5 17 (19.77%) CCNA
6 9 (10.47%) CCIE
7 6 (6.98%) CCIP
7 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.65%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
10 2 (2.33%) CISSP
10 2 (2.33%) Degree
10 2 (2.33%) MCSE
10 2 (2.33%) SANS
10 2 (2.33%) SSCP
11 1 (1.16%) CCDA
11 1 (1.16%) CCDP
11 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) Ansible
2 16 (18.60%) SELinux
3 6 (6.98%) SCCM
4 4 (4.65%) Nagios
4 4 (4.65%) SCOM
5 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.33%) OpenView
7 1 (1.16%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Nessus
7 1 (1.16%) Netcool
7 1 (1.16%) Nexpose
7 1 (1.16%) Nmap
7 1 (1.16%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) OVSD
7 1 (1.16%) Puppet
7 1 (1.16%) QRadar
7 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Cisco
2 22 (25.58%) Juniper
3 20 (23.26%) Huawei
4 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.77%) VMware
6 12 (13.95%) Ericsson
7 8 (9.30%) Nokia
7 8 (9.30%) Nokia Networks
8 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.98%) HP
9 3 (3.49%) F5
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle
9 3 (3.49%) Symantec
9 3 (3.49%) Veeam
10 2 (2.33%) Apple
10 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.33%) Remedy
11 1 (1.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.16%) Genesys
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 hours ago