Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ICMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ICMP over the 6 months to 19 August 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.

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 133 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Contract jobs citing ICMP 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.47% 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
South East median daily rate £401 £525 £338
% change year-on-year -23.71% +55.56% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

ICMP 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 193 323 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.07% 14.51% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 153 172
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £287 £159 £263
90th Percentile £530 £547 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +50.83% -46.89%
10th Percentile £14.58 £14.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.00 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

ICMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing ICMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for ICMP in Buckinghamshire

ICMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ICMP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ICMP in Buckinghamshire

ICMP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Milton Keynes -1 6 £450 -14.29%
Buckingham - 1 - -
ICMP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ICMP 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ICMP.

1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 9 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 8 (88.89%) Palo Alto
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL V3
2 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) BIG-IP
3 7 (77.78%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (44.44%) CCIP
5 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing

ICMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 7 (77.78%) BIG-IP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 9 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCIP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Palo Alto
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba