Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 92 84
Rank change year-on-year -28 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.70% 1.01% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.89% 5.40% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +19.72% +9.23%
10th Percentile £397 £229 £315
90th Percentile £548 £470 £490
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £27.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +33.33% -47.83% -20.14%

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 327 315 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.21% 18.76% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 201 162
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £163 £256 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £548
South East median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.85 £12.87
90th Percentile £56.63 £40.60 £25.63
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.68 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.63% -27.14% +62.50%

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 January 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 January 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 -28 15 £525 +23.53% 10
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) NetApp
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Change Management
3 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (68.75%) Network Virtualisation
4 11 (68.75%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Cloud
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL V3
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) CMDB
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) Skype

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 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Skype
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 11 (68.75%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (25.00%) CMDB
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Change Management
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL V3
2 11 (68.75%) Network Virtualisation
2 11 (68.75%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) E-business
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) AS 2805
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) NetApp
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec