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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.15% 1.26% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 13.64% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £339
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +21.21%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 22 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 4.30% 9.21% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
Median daily rate £328 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Bournemouth +6 1 - -
TCP/IP
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) X.509
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) IPv4
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) VMS
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management

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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) X.509
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) VMS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) EMC
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas