Period
to 4 June 2020

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 6 months to 4 June 2020 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
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 90 112
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 85 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 2.10% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 11.30% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 64 32
Median daily rate £408 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.21% +11.76% -19.05%
10th Percentile £205 £252 £301
90th Percentile £529 £546 £549
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £34.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.07% +144.64% +3.70%
10th Percentile £16.23 £19.68 £12.90
90th Percentile £40.20 £48.23 £17.70
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -55.56% +164.71% -13.10%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 483 752 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.21% 18.54% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 342 325
Median daily rate £400 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £164 £230 £200
90th Percentile £561 £566 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 31
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -41.90% +72.13%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.98 £44.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +68.57% -30.01% +47.07%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Berkshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing TCP/IP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
Reading +2 10 £450 -10.00% 4
Newbury -4 8 - - 1
Slough +8 1 £250 -54.55% 2
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) DNS
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) BGP
4 9 (36.00%) Migration
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) OSPF
5 8 (32.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (28.00%) Internet
6 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (24.00%) Change Management
7 6 (24.00%) Process Management
7 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (24.00%) Communications Security
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) ADSL
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) RIP

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (16.00%) Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) AWS
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) BGP
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) MPLS
3 8 (32.00%) OSPF
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (28.00%) Internet
5 6 (24.00%) ADSL
5 6 (24.00%) DSL
5 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 6 (24.00%) RIP
5 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 6 (24.00%) xDSL
6 5 (20.00%) PPP
6 5 (20.00%) SNMP
6 5 (20.00%) TACACS
6 5 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Blog
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) VMS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Communications Security
3 6 (24.00%) Process Management
4 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Break/Fix
6 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Proactive Maintenance
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (24.00%) CCIP
5 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) BC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) CCDP
7 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) HNC
7 2 (8.00%) HND
7 2 (8.00%) MCDST
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CCIE
8 1 (4.00%) CWNA
8 1 (4.00%) Degree
8 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
1 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Juniper
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) Huawei
7 1 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.00%) Agnitio
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Ciena
7 1 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) Sitecore