Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 80 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.62% 1.92% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 13.10% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -6.76% -
10th Percentile £163 £313 £364
90th Percentile £473 £454 £540
South East median daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% +21.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +150.00% +20.00%

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 158 229 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.46% 14.66% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 122 164
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +1.20%
10th Percentile £163 £300 £202
90th Percentile £544 £530 £546
South East median daily rate £400 £408 £400
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £22.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -43.45% +166.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.27 £13.68
90th Percentile £39.88 £53.85 £58.88
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +83.33% - -10.00%

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 28 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 February 2020. 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 +9 13 £351 -11.36% 4
High Wycombe - 2 £160 - 4
Buckingham - 1 £274 -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) OSPF
3 7 (36.84%) BGP
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (21.05%) McAfee
6 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) IPsec
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) HSRP
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 4 (21.05%) Sourcefire
6 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop

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 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) BGP
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) OSPF
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) HSRP
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
5 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (21.05%) Sourcefire
5 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) ICMP
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
7 2 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Check Point GAiA
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Architectural Design
1 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Data Encryption
2 3 (15.79%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) CCSE
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) vCloud
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Terraform
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 2 (10.53%) vRealize
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Juniper
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) McAfee
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Bomgar
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk