Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 91 72
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 104 80 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.51% 2.06% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 11.71% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 43
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.79% +7.59%
10th Percentile £161 £294 £176
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +0.12% +3.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £18.00 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +330.56% +32.11% +4.81%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.13 £12.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £20.00 £48.32
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +176.32% -17.89% -3.58%

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 847 683 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.41% 17.60% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 333 341
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £250
90th Percentile £555 £548 £588
South East median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 26 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% +48.15% -6.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £54.38 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +52.17% +29.58% -29.00%

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 September 2019.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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 -1 37 £463 +8.82% 12
Newbury -1 9 £166 -58.44% 3
Bracknell -9 5 £375 +50.00% 2
Maidenhead +7 4 £216 - 1
Ascot - 1 £133 -
Windsor - 1 £475 -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 73 (70.19%) VPN
1 73 (70.19%) DNS
2 68 (65.38%) Firewall
2 68 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 61 (58.65%) SC Cleared
3 61 (58.65%) Azure
4 52 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 52 (50.00%) Windows
5 48 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 47 (45.19%) Internet
7 43 (41.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (41.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 42 (40.38%) SAN
9 40 (38.46%) NAS
10 38 (36.54%) Replication
11 37 (35.58%) Web Services
11 37 (35.58%) SaaS
12 36 (34.62%) PowerShell
13 35 (33.65%) Office 365
13 35 (33.65%) IaaS
14 33 (31.73%) PaaS
15 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (25.96%) WAN
17 24 (23.08%) SOA
17 24 (23.08%) LAN
18 23 (22.12%) Cisco
19 22 (21.15%) ERP
19 22 (21.15%) Computer Science
19 22 (21.15%) Degree
20 20 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing

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 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 61 (58.65%) Azure
2 43 (41.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 37 (35.58%) SaaS
4 35 (33.65%) IaaS
4 35 (33.65%) Office 365
5 33 (31.73%) PaaS
6 13 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.92%) AWS
9 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.96%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 73 (70.19%) DNS
1 73 (70.19%) VPN
2 68 (65.38%) Firewall
3 52 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 47 (45.19%) Internet
5 42 (40.38%) SAN
6 40 (38.46%) NAS
7 27 (25.96%) WAN
8 24 (23.08%) LAN
9 16 (15.38%) IPsec
10 15 (14.42%) BGP
11 11 (10.58%) DHCP
11 11 (10.58%) OSPF
12 10 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (9.62%) MPLS
12 10 (9.62%) VoIP
13 9 (8.65%) EIGRP
13 9 (8.65%) HTTP
14 8 (7.69%) Network Security
15 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.85%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.92%) Back Office
3 2 (1.92%) Law
3 2 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Architect
2 20 (19.23%) Azure Architect
3 15 (14.42%) Network Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Azure Specialist
7 5 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.85%) IP Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) IT Support
9 3 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (2.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Embedded Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.58%) Web Services
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (6.73%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.88%) RESTful
5 2 (1.92%) LDAP
6 1 (0.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.96%) Kafka
6 1 (0.96%) POSIX
6 1 (0.96%) Qt
6 1 (0.96%) Spring
6 1 (0.96%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.96%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Replication
2 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Licensing
3 11 (10.58%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (9.62%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.88%) Clustering
6 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.92%) Blog
7 2 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.96%) BYOD
8 1 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.96%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.96%) NHS
8 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (17.31%) Linux
3 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.65%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.77%) Solaris
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.88%) Unix
8 2 (1.92%) CentOS
8 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.96%) uClinux
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (23.08%) SOA
3 22 (21.15%) Computer Science
3 22 (21.15%) ERP
4 20 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
5 19 (18.27%) Information Security
6 17 (16.35%) Re-Platforming
7 13 (12.50%) Analytics
7 13 (12.50%) Identity Management
8 12 (11.54%) Project Management
9 11 (10.58%) Migration
9 11 (10.58%) Software Licensing
10 10 (9.62%) ITIL
10 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.65%) Change Management
12 8 (7.69%) Problem Management
12 8 (7.69%) SIEM
13 7 (6.73%) Runbook
14 5 (4.81%) DevOps
14 5 (4.81%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.42%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) C
4 4 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (1.92%) C#
5 2 (1.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 68 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 61 (58.65%) SC Cleared
3 22 (21.15%) Degree
4 17 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (12.50%) CCNA
6 10 (9.62%) CCNP
7 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared
7 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.77%) CCDP
9 5 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (4.81%) CCIP
10 3 (2.88%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.92%) MCSE
12 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.96%) MCSA
12 1 (0.96%) MCSD
12 1 (0.96%) SANS
12 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) SLA
3 4 (3.85%) NCSC
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) Docker
3 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.85%) Terraform
4 3 (2.88%) Ansible
4 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.92%) Grafana
5 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.96%) Graphite
6 1 (0.96%) Kibana
6 1 (0.96%) logstash
6 1 (0.96%) Nessus
6 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) Cisco
3 17 (16.35%) VMware
4 15 (14.42%) Juniper
4 15 (14.42%) Workday
5 11 (10.58%) Oracle
6 8 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.73%) Fortinet
7 7 (6.73%) HP
8 6 (5.77%) McAfee
9 5 (4.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (3.85%) Aruba
10 4 (3.85%) F5
11 3 (2.88%) Apple
11 3 (2.88%) NetApp
11 3 (2.88%) New Relic
11 3 (2.88%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.92%) Saba
12 2 (1.92%) Symantec