Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 18 October 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 121 90
Rank change year-on-year +48 -31 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 50 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 0.49% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.52% 4.00% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £396 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.52% +31.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £127 £103
90th Percentile £458 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.82 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.55% +30.40% -2.78%

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 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 222 275 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.27% 12.29% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 150
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -5.88% +3.91%
10th Percentile £301 £144 £245
90th Percentile £475 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.65
% change year-on-year +38.89% -26.98% +9.56%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
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 TCP/IP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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 +54 50 £396 -24.52% 7
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) WAN
4 22 (44.00%) LAN
4 22 (44.00%) ITIL
5 19 (38.00%) ITIL V3
6 16 (32.00%) SSL
7 15 (30.00%) Windows
7 15 (30.00%) SAN
8 14 (28.00%) NetApp
8 14 (28.00%) McAfee
8 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.00%) VPN
8 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (28.00%) VMware
8 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
9 13 (26.00%) Incident Management
9 13 (26.00%) Problem Management
9 13 (26.00%) NAS
9 13 (26.00%) vSphere
9 13 (26.00%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (26.00%) Office 365
9 13 (26.00%) NFS
9 13 (26.00%) ERP
9 13 (26.00%) SAP
9 13 (26.00%) Oracle
9 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
9 13 (26.00%) Law

TCP/IP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 23 (46.00%) WAN
3 22 (44.00%) LAN
4 16 (32.00%) SSL
5 15 (30.00%) SAN
6 14 (28.00%) VPN
7 13 (26.00%) NAS
8 12 (24.00%) BGP
9 11 (22.00%) BIG-IP
9 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (22.00%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (22.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (22.00%) IPsec
10 8 (16.00%) SNMP
11 7 (14.00%) Internet
11 7 (14.00%) Telepresence
12 6 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (10.00%) OSPF
14 4 (8.00%) ICMP
14 4 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (26.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Incident Manager
2 13 (26.00%) Major Incident Manager
2 13 (26.00%) Project Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Support
4 5 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (16.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 19 (38.00%) ITIL V3
3 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (26.00%) ERP
4 13 (26.00%) Incident Management
4 13 (26.00%) Problem Management
5 11 (22.00%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (16.00%) Capacity Management
6 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.00%) Network Management
8 6 (12.00%) Change Management
8 6 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (10.00%) Validation
10 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
11 1 (2.00%) Server Management
11 1 (2.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) C-shell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Korn
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) CCNP
2 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (18.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) CCIP
6 1 (2.00%) CCSE
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) NFS
2 13 (26.00%) vSphere
3 8 (16.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (16.00%) SCCM
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.00%) Kibana
4 1 (2.00%) logstash
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) McAfee
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (28.00%) NetApp
1 14 (28.00%) VMware
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) SAP
2 13 (26.00%) Sony
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco
3 12 (24.00%) Juniper
4 11 (22.00%) F5
4 11 (22.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (14.00%) Aruba
6 6 (12.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Brocade
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Sun