Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 92 67
Rank change year-on-year -25 -25 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 52 59 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.35% 1.62% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 8.26% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 49
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £308 £250
90th Percentile £538 £625 £490
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £352
% change year-on-year - +20.74% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -67.86% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.42 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.70 £55.65 £74.70
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% -39.39% +51.72%

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 637 714 1,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.58% 19.56% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 300 548
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £201 £205 £250
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 56 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.67% -50.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.00 £10.55
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.75 £61.53
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £17.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +55.88% -46.88% +0.38%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
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 19 June 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
Reading -13 26 £413 -21.43% 9
Bracknell +4 7 £510 - 3
Slough -4 4 £318 -26.16% 1
Newbury -15 3 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Linux
3 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 15 (28.85%) DNS
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
5 13 (25.00%) REST
6 12 (23.08%) PaaS
6 12 (23.08%) Firewall
6 12 (23.08%) VMware
7 10 (19.23%) HTTP
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.23%) C++
7 10 (19.23%) Java
7 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (17.31%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (17.31%) C#
8 9 (17.31%) WAN
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.38%) TDD
9 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 8 (15.38%) JIRA
9 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 7 (13.46%) Confluence
10 7 (13.46%) SaaS
10 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
10 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared

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 7 (13.46%) Confluence
1 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) PaaS
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.46%) NuGet
3 7 (13.46%) SaaS
4 6 (11.54%) IaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.92%) GitHub
6 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) DNS
2 12 (23.08%) Firewall
3 10 (19.23%) HTTP
4 9 (17.31%) WAN
5 7 (13.46%) BGP
5 7 (13.46%) OSPF
6 6 (11.54%) MQTT
6 6 (11.54%) SSH
7 5 (9.62%) LAN
7 5 (9.62%) MPLS
8 4 (7.69%) DHCP
8 4 (7.69%) VPN
8 4 (7.69%) WLAN
9 3 (5.77%) FTP
9 3 (5.77%) Internet
9 3 (5.77%) RIP
9 3 (5.77%) SNMP
9 3 (5.77%) SSL
10 2 (3.85%) VLAN
10 2 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
2 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (13.46%) Eclipse
3 7 (13.46%) Maven
3 7 (13.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
3 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.85%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (11.54%) Automotive
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) REST
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) .NET Core
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) PostGIS
5 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.69%) Infotainment
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Digital TV
3 2 (3.85%) MPEG
3 2 (3.85%) STB
3 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.69%) SUSE
4 4 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.77%) CentOS
5 3 (5.77%) Debian
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.77%) Unix
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Proactive Monitoring
2 8 (15.38%) TDD
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Change Control
3 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
3 7 (13.46%) Microservices
3 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
3 7 (13.46%) SDLC
4 6 (11.54%) Data Integration
4 6 (11.54%) Telematics
4 6 (11.54%) Validation
5 5 (9.62%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (5.77%) Open Source Development
8 2 (3.85%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) C++
1 10 (19.23%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.46%) CQL
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) C
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.92%) CCDA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) ISO 9001
1 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Opsview
2 5 (9.62%) Puppet
3 3 (5.77%) SCOM
3 3 (5.77%) SELinux
4 2 (3.85%) Ansible
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (3.85%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) VMware
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Apple
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) Tektronix
7 1 (1.92%) Avaya
7 1 (1.92%) Canon
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.92%) Nortel
7 1 (1.92%) Polycom
7 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam
7 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard