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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 66 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 1.82% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 10.50% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 14
Median daily rate £450 £355 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £141 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £359 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £332
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 211 181 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.51% 17.35% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 76 81
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 13 £450 +26.76% 3
High Wycombe -4 1 - - 2
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) Wireless
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (38.10%) Unix
5 7 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Information Security
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) BGP
7 5 (23.81%) ICMP
7 5 (23.81%) F5
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
7 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
8 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
8 4 (19.05%) Symantec
8 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) CCNP
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (19.05%) DNS

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (47.62%) Wireless
3 7 (33.33%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) BGP
5 5 (23.81%) ICMP
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) SSL
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.76%) HTTP
9 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (4.76%) IPsec
9 1 (4.76%) WAAS
9 1 (4.76%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Network Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Unix Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Handset
2 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Unix
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
2 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C++
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) CCA
6 1 (4.76%) CCAA
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.76%) GCIA
6 1 (4.76%) GCIH
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCITP
6 1 (4.76%) MCSA
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nexpose
1 3 (14.29%) OVSD
2 2 (9.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) F5
2 5 (23.81%) Juniper
2 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
3 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
3 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) FireEye
4 3 (14.29%) GFI Software
4 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 3 (14.29%) Rapid7
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint