Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 85 97
Rank change year-on-year -43 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 1.49% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 8.58% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +18.88% +6.72%
10th Percentile £126 £103 £299
90th Percentile £553 £478 £513
South East median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -30.23% +21.99%

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 302 303 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.86% 17.38% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 166 195
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £158 £259 £253
90th Percentile £536 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -46 5 £525 +23.53% 6
High Wycombe - 2 £325 -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) AS 2805
4 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
2 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) ICMP
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) E-business
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) OSINT
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) GCIA
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) AS 2805
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 8583
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OVSD
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware