Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 39 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.99% 1.59% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 16.28% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Dorset median daily rate £508 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +141.82% - -
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +3.57% -5.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Dorset median hourly rate £10.27 - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% - +25.00%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 80 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.32% 9.75% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 17
Dorset median daily rate £421 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% -1.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £186 £181 £163
90th Percentile £475 £441 £645
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 25
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% -39.94% +63.31%
10th Percentile £11.13 £22.05 £17.25
90th Percentile £44.65 £31.15 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Dorset

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Dorset

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Dorset

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Dorset

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bournemouth +9 1 £418 +38.59%
TCP/IP
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Dorset region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Icinga

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (33.33%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
2 1 (33.33%) Icinga
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware