Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 101 106
Rank change year-on-year +41 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 6 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 0.38% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 3.31% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 13
Median daily rate £400 £185 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.22% -55.95% -11.58%
10th Percentile £369 £178 £315
90th Percentile £459 £193 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £44.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -55.06% +161.76% -14.20%

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 82 181 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.87% 11.54% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 89 113
Median daily rate £388 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.76% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £181 £295 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +2.41% -0.06% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Median hourly rate £26.25 £17.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.41% -59.28% +160.94%
10th Percentile £14.46 £11.28 £13.64
90th Percentile £43.00 £52.13 £55.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +82.86% -36.36% +57.14%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Buckinghamshire.

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 5 July 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 +37 5 £400 - 1
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) BCP
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas