Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 104 96
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 135 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.66% 2.21% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.80% 11.95% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 46
East of England median daily rate £438 £475 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +12.76% +20.01%
10th Percentile £205 £179 £309
90th Percentile £600 £598 £590
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 4
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £31.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.21% -14.29% +212.77%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.00 £20.55
90th Percentile £18.55 £43.00 £44.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% -38.19% +107.73%

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 912 946 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.97% 18.49% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 467 473
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £193 £159 £200
90th Percentile £553 £555 £525
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 123 68
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% -30.56% +11.63%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.80 £12.78
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.70 £44.23
England median hourly rate £19.69 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.64% -15.56% +11.47%

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 12 November 2018.

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
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 12 November 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +13 49 £356 +102.13% 22
Essex -5 49 £550 +0.92% 9
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £400 +14.29% 30
Norfolk +14 11 £210 -58.00% 2
Bedfordshire +3 9 £438 +45.83% 6
Suffolk -10 2 £110 -80.00% 1
East Anglia - 1 - - 8
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 81 (60.00%) Linux
2 59 (43.70%) Windows
3 56 (41.48%) Microsoft
4 55 (40.74%) HTTP
5 46 (34.07%) SSL
6 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (29.63%) DNS
8 39 (28.89%) Java
9 38 (28.15%) Git (software)
9 38 (28.15%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 35 (25.93%) VMware
12 33 (24.44%) Scrum
12 33 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (22.96%) DevOps
14 29 (21.48%) Firewall
15 28 (20.74%) .NET
16 27 (20.00%) Unix
17 26 (19.26%) DHCP
17 26 (19.26%) C#
17 26 (19.26%) C++
18 25 (18.52%) JavaScript
18 25 (18.52%) Visual Studio
18 25 (18.52%) Test Automation
18 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
19 24 (17.78%) Web Services
19 24 (17.78%) Active Directory
20 23 (17.04%) Ethernet
20 23 (17.04%) Node.js
21 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (11.11%) Apache
2 13 (9.63%) nginx
2 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.15%) IIS
3 11 (8.15%) Jetty
3 11 (8.15%) Mongrel
3 11 (8.15%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.70%) JBoss
6 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.15%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.33%) Office 365
3 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (10.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (9.63%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (8.15%) Google App Engine
7 5 (3.70%) GitHub
8 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.48%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.48%) Heroku
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.74%) PaaS
9 1 (0.74%) Route 53
9 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.74%) HTTP
2 46 (34.07%) SSL
3 40 (29.63%) DNS
4 29 (21.48%) Firewall
5 26 (19.26%) DHCP
6 23 (17.04%) Ethernet
7 21 (15.56%) FTP
8 14 (10.37%) Wireshark
9 13 (9.63%) IPsec
9 13 (9.63%) VPN
10 11 (8.15%) OSPF
10 11 (8.15%) SAN
11 10 (7.41%) LAN
11 10 (7.41%) Wireless
12 9 (6.67%) VLAN
12 9 (6.67%) VoIP
12 9 (6.67%) WAN
13 8 (5.93%) BGP
14 7 (5.19%) APPN
14 7 (5.19%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (28.15%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.52%) Visual Studio
3 22 (16.30%) Eclipse
4 21 (15.56%) Subversion
5 20 (14.81%) NetBeans
6 18 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 9 (6.67%) Travis CI
8 5 (3.70%) Selenium
9 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.96%) GDB
9 4 (2.96%) gulp
9 4 (2.96%) JIRA
9 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.96%) Valgrind
10 3 (2.22%) Gatling
10 3 (2.22%) GitLab
11 2 (1.48%) Gradle
11 2 (1.48%) Grunt
11 2 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (14.81%) Military
2 17 (12.59%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (1.48%) Law
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.07%) Architect
2 15 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (7.41%) Developer
4 10 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.93%) Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.74%) .NET
2 24 (17.78%) Web Services
3 23 (17.04%) Node.js
4 21 (15.56%) Qt
5 15 (11.11%) DirectX
6 14 (10.37%) ActiveX
6 14 (10.37%) J2EE
6 14 (10.37%) MFC
6 14 (10.37%) OpenGL
7 13 (9.63%) Servlets
8 11 (8.15%) REST
9 8 (5.93%) XML
10 7 (5.19%) SOAP
11 6 (4.44%) LAMP
11 6 (4.44%) Software Packaging
12 5 (3.70%) 802.1X
12 5 (3.70%) SAML
13 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.96%) Middleware
13 4 (2.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.67%) Clustering
3 7 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.44%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) AS400
7 2 (1.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.74%) e-Health
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) LIMS
8 1 (0.74%) New Media
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) PACS
8 1 (0.74%) RIA
8 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 81 (60.00%) Linux
2 59 (43.70%) Windows
3 27 (20.00%) Unix
4 21 (15.56%) Windows Server
5 14 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.93%) Ubuntu
8 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.19%) zOS
9 4 (2.96%) HPUX
9 4 (2.96%) Solaris
9 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.48%) Android
11 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.74%) Debian
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 33 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (24.44%) Scrum
4 31 (22.96%) DevOps
5 25 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 22 (16.30%) Configuration Management
7 19 (14.07%) Deployment Automation
7 19 (14.07%) Kanban
8 18 (13.33%) TDD
9 17 (12.59%) Mathematics
9 17 (12.59%) Open Source
9 17 (12.59%) User Stories
10 14 (10.37%) ITIL
11 13 (9.63%) Strategic Thinking
12 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (6.67%) Migration
14 8 (5.93%) Microservices
15 6 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (4.44%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.89%) Java
2 26 (19.26%) C#
2 26 (19.26%) C++
3 25 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.59%) Perl
5 15 (11.11%) Python
5 15 (11.11%) SQL
6 14 (10.37%) GLSL
6 14 (10.37%) HLSL
7 12 (8.89%) C
8 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.19%) JCL
10 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.96%) Korn
11 4 (2.96%) Ruby
11 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.22%) Scala
13 2 (1.48%) Groovy
13 2 (1.48%) Haskell
13 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.44%) CCNA
5 4 (2.96%) CCNP
5 4 (2.96%) CCSA
5 4 (2.96%) CCSE
5 4 (2.96%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.48%) CCDE
7 2 (1.48%) CCDP
7 2 (1.48%) CCIE
7 2 (1.48%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (1.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (1.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.07%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.37%) Docker
5 11 (8.15%) Xen
6 7 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.19%) vSphere
7 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.96%) KVM
9 4 (2.96%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.48%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.74%) Ceph
11 1 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.74%) RACF
11 1 (0.74%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (15.56%) Ansible
2 19 (14.07%) Puppet
3 10 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.19%) SCCM
5 6 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.96%) Salt
8 3 (2.22%) Grafana
8 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.48%) Kibana
9 2 (1.48%) QRadar
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.74%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.74%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.74%) SCOM
10 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.93%) VMware
3 20 (14.81%) Cisco
4 16 (11.85%) Google
5 7 (5.19%) IBM
6 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.44%) Draytek
6 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.70%) Juniper
7 5 (3.70%) NetApp
7 5 (3.70%) Symantec
8 4 (2.96%) Dell
8 4 (2.96%) HP
9 3 (2.22%) Citrix
9 3 (2.22%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.48%) Altiris
10 2 (1.48%) Brocade
10 2 (1.48%) F5
10 2 (1.48%) Perforce