Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 97 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 113 107 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.19% 2.20% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.97% 12.38% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 72
East of England median daily rate £488 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +13.79% +13.28%
10th Percentile £152 £307 £203
90th Percentile £600 £589 £517
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 10
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +240.43% -38.43%
10th Percentile £14.00 £22.15 £8.43
90th Percentile £43.00 £45.08 £29.45
England median hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -38.89% +107.73% -8.71%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 944 864 935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.73% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 476 457
East of England median daily rate £368 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £212
90th Percentile £559 £530 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 72 122
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.74 £52.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England 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
Essex -7 41 £550 +14.58% 1
Hertfordshire -1 31 £158 -46.61% 15
Bedfordshire -5 17 £300 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 16 £350 -12.50% 9
Suffolk +14 5 £550 +57.14%
Norfolk -7 3 £500 +25.00% 2
TCP/IP
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 60 (53.10%) Linux
2 47 (41.59%) SSL
3 46 (40.71%) HTTP
4 45 (39.82%) Windows
5 41 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (33.63%) TDD
6 38 (33.63%) Scrum
6 38 (33.63%) Kanban
7 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (30.97%) Software Engineering
8 35 (30.97%) Middleware
8 35 (30.97%) Relational Database
9 34 (30.09%) Test Automation
10 33 (29.20%) DevOps
11 30 (26.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (25.66%) Mentoring
12 29 (25.66%) SOA
13 28 (24.78%) Git (software)
14 26 (23.01%) User Stories
14 26 (23.01%) API Design
15 25 (22.12%) Jenkins
15 25 (22.12%) Coaching
15 25 (22.12%) Open Source
15 25 (22.12%) Java
15 25 (22.12%) Subversion
16 24 (21.24%) Unix
16 24 (21.24%) Configuration Management
17 23 (20.35%) C
17 23 (20.35%) Puppet
18 22 (19.47%) Opscode Chef

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (18.58%) JBoss
2 18 (15.93%) Apache
3 16 (14.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (7.96%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.96%) Skype for Business
5 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.42%) Mule
6 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.77%) IIS
8 2 (1.77%) SAS
8 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.88%) Jetty
9 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.31%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) SaaS
3 5 (4.42%) IaaS
3 5 (4.42%) PaaS
4 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.59%) SSL
2 46 (40.71%) HTTP
3 21 (18.58%) DNS
4 20 (17.70%) DHCP
5 19 (16.81%) Wireless
6 17 (15.04%) Firewall
7 15 (13.27%) LAN
8 13 (11.50%) WAN
8 13 (11.50%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (10.62%) VPN
10 8 (7.08%) Network Security
10 8 (7.08%) SAN
11 7 (6.19%) NAS
11 7 (6.19%) VLAN
12 6 (5.31%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (5.31%) Internet
12 6 (5.31%) iSCSI
12 6 (5.31%) ISDN
13 5 (4.42%) Broadband
14 4 (3.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.12%) Jenkins
2 25 (22.12%) Subversion
3 6 (5.31%) Maven
4 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.77%) Buildbot
4 2 (1.77%) CMake
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.77%) JIRA
4 2 (1.77%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (1.77%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) JMeter
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (7.96%) Electronics
2 4 (3.54%) French Language
2 4 (3.54%) German Language
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Finance
4 2 (1.77%) Military
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (19.47%) Architect
2 16 (14.16%) Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Technical Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.97%) Middleware
2 19 (16.81%) J2EE
3 10 (8.85%) Web Services
4 8 (7.08%) Spring
5 6 (5.31%) REST
5 6 (5.31%) SOAP
5 6 (5.31%) XML
6 5 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (4.42%) Java EE
6 5 (4.42%) Java SE
6 5 (4.42%) JSON
6 5 (4.42%) JSON Schema
6 5 (4.42%) OAuth
6 5 (4.42%) Spring Boot
6 5 (4.42%) WSDL
6 5 (4.42%) XSLT
7 4 (3.54%) HTML
8 3 (2.65%) .NET
8 3 (2.65%) Ajax
8 3 (2.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
1 11 (9.73%) Device Driver
2 8 (7.08%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) AS400
3 7 (6.19%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Replication
5 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.77%) iPad
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) RIA
9 1 (0.88%) Smart City
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (53.10%) Linux
2 45 (39.82%) Windows
3 30 (26.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (21.24%) Unix
5 14 (12.39%) Mac OS X
6 10 (8.85%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.96%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (7.96%) Windows Server
8 6 (5.31%) AIX
8 6 (5.31%) Solaris
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.42%) Android
9 5 (4.42%) HPUX
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.77%) SUSE
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) Kanban
2 38 (33.63%) Scrum
2 38 (33.63%) TDD
3 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (30.97%) Software Engineering
5 34 (30.09%) Test Automation
6 33 (29.20%) DevOps
7 29 (25.66%) Mentoring
7 29 (25.66%) SOA
8 26 (23.01%) API Design
8 26 (23.01%) User Stories
9 25 (22.12%) Coaching
9 25 (22.12%) Open Source
10 24 (21.24%) Configuration Management
11 21 (18.58%) Microservices
12 15 (13.27%) ITIL
13 11 (9.73%) Critical Success Factor
14 9 (7.96%) Device Driver Development
14 9 (7.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) Java
2 23 (20.35%) C
3 14 (12.39%) Perl
3 14 (12.39%) SQL
4 11 (9.73%) C++
5 8 (7.08%) Embedded C
5 8 (7.08%) Embedded C++
5 8 (7.08%) Python
6 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.19%) VBScript
7 6 (5.31%) R
8 5 (4.42%) Groovy
8 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.42%) XPath
9 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.65%) C#
9 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.19%) MCSA
5 7 (6.19%) MCSE
6 6 (5.31%) CCNA
6 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.65%) HNC
10 2 (1.77%) CCNP
10 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.77%) RHCE
11 1 (0.88%) CCIE
11 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.88%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) AS 2805
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.93%) Docker
2 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
3 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.73%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.96%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.31%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.88%) LXC
9 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (20.35%) Puppet
2 22 (19.47%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (16.81%) Ansible
4 7 (6.19%) SCOM
5 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
5 6 (5.31%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
5 6 (5.31%) SCCM
6 5 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.88%) Mesos
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) WSO2
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 18 (15.93%) Oracle
4 11 (9.73%) HP
5 10 (8.85%) Citrix
5 10 (8.85%) IBM
6 9 (7.96%) Cisco
7 8 (7.08%) NetApp
8 7 (6.19%) 3PAR
8 7 (6.19%) Juniper
8 7 (6.19%) Symantec
9 6 (5.31%) CommVault
9 6 (5.31%) Dell
9 6 (5.31%) EqualLogic
9 6 (5.31%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.31%) Veritas
10 5 (4.42%) webMethods
11 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.65%) F5