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 27 June 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 64 59
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.17% 1.05% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 6.13% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 13
Median daily rate £388 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -29.16% +100.00%  

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 191 163 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.67% 17.07% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 74
Median daily rate £388 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +4.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £9.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 -15 7 £463 +2.77% 3
High Wycombe +2 2 £338 +2.27% 1
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco
5 11 (42.31%) Wireless
6 10 (38.46%) HP
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (34.62%) BGP
7 9 (34.62%) ICMP
7 9 (34.62%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (30.77%) Palo Alto
8 8 (30.77%) Network Design
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (26.92%) CCNP
9 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
10 6 (23.08%) SIEM
10 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 6 (23.08%) Service Management
10 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 6 (23.08%) ITSM
10 6 (23.08%) OVSD
10 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
11 5 (19.23%) Video Conferencing

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Business One
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) G Suite
2 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Wireless
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (34.62%) BGP
4 9 (34.62%) ICMP
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (15.38%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
9 1 (3.85%) ADSL
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.85%) DHCP
9 1 (3.85%) HTTP
9 1 (3.85%) LAN
9 1 (3.85%) SAN
9 1 (3.85%) SNMP
9 1 (3.85%) SSL
9 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
1 8 (30.77%) Network Architect
2 6 (23.08%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) Handset
3 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (30.77%) Network Design
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
5 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 6 (23.08%) ITSM
5 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) SIEM
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) OSINT
7 4 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
9 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
9 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) CISSP
5 4 (15.38%) GCIA
5 4 (15.38%) GCIH
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (7.69%) MCP
8 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (3.85%) MCITP
8 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) OVSD
2 2 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) HP
3 8 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
6 3 (11.54%) Apple
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) McAfee
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Wyse
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.85%) Google
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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