Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 113 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 -43 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 90 91 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.10% 1.93% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 11.59% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 56
East of England median daily rate £340 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.34% -7.94% +0.64%
10th Percentile £141 £180 £200
90th Percentile £450 £600 £588
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -56.72% +131.03%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £18.85 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.06% -49.05% +105.56%

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 817 785 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.07% 16.62% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 386 403
East of England median daily rate £389 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% -0.68% -2.67%
10th Percentile £207 £143 £180
90th Percentile £550 £559 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 105 59
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £66.81 £49.55 £46.30
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -2.27%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +21 47 £350 +2.94% 16
Cambridgeshire +22 19 £340 +177.55% 49
Bedfordshire +3 11 £350 +16.67% 3
Essex -31 10 £325 -40.91% 4
Suffolk 0 2 £110 -80.00% 1
Norfolk +8 1 - - 3
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 65 (72.22%) Windows
2 45 (50.00%) Linux
3 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
4 28 (31.11%) DNS
5 27 (30.00%) C#
6 25 (27.78%) C++
6 25 (27.78%) Java
6 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 25 (27.78%) Web Services
7 24 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 24 (26.67%) Ethernet
8 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
8 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
9 22 (24.44%) .NET
9 22 (24.44%) Node.js
10 21 (23.33%) Eclipse
11 20 (22.22%) HTTP
11 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 20 (22.22%) Qt
12 19 (21.11%) Scrum
12 19 (21.11%) NetBeans
12 19 (21.11%) Military
12 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
12 19 (21.11%) Firewall
13 18 (20.00%) Degree
13 18 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 18 (20.00%) Aerospace
14 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
14 17 (18.89%) DirectX

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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) JBoss
3 2 (2.22%) nginx
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Office 365
2 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.22%) GitHub
4 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) DNS
2 24 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 20 (22.22%) HTTP
4 19 (21.11%) Firewall
5 17 (18.89%) DHCP
6 14 (15.56%) VPN
7 11 (12.22%) SSL
8 9 (10.00%) Internet
9 8 (8.89%) Wireless
9 8 (8.89%) Wireshark
10 6 (6.67%) FTP
10 6 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (6.67%) SNMP
10 6 (6.67%) VLAN
10 6 (6.67%) VoIP
11 5 (5.56%) LAN
11 5 (5.56%) SAN
11 5 (5.56%) SMTP
12 4 (4.44%) OSPF
12 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.11%) Big Data
6 1 (1.11%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 21 (23.33%) Eclipse
4 19 (21.11%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.44%) GDB
5 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.44%) JIRA
5 4 (4.44%) Subversion
5 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.44%) Valgrind
6 3 (3.33%) Gatling
6 3 (3.33%) gulp
6 3 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Ant
7 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
7 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.22%) JUnit
7 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (21.11%) Military
2 18 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.78%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Analyst
2 11 (12.22%) Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 6 (6.67%) Deskside Support
4 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) C Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) VoIP Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (3.33%) Migration Specialist
7 3 (3.33%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.78%) Web Services
2 22 (24.44%) .NET
2 22 (24.44%) Node.js
3 20 (22.22%) Qt
4 17 (18.89%) DirectX
5 16 (17.78%) ActiveX
5 16 (17.78%) MFC
5 16 (17.78%) OpenGL
6 10 (11.11%) REST
7 6 (6.67%) LAMP
7 6 (6.67%) XML
8 5 (5.56%) HTML
9 4 (4.44%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (4.44%) LDAP
9 4 (4.44%) SOAP
10 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.33%) CSS
10 3 (3.33%) HTML5
10 3 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.22%) VSAM
5 1 (1.11%) AS400
5 1 (1.11%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.11%) e-Health
5 1 (1.11%) LIMS
5 1 (1.11%) New Media
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) PACS
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (72.22%) Windows
2 45 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.22%) Ubuntu
6 10 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (8.89%) Unix
9 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.44%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.22%) zOS
13 1 (1.11%) Android
13 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 19 (21.11%) Scrum
4 18 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (11.11%) DevOps
6 8 (8.89%) Information Security
6 8 (8.89%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.78%) SIEM
8 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (6.67%) Migration
8 6 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 5 (5.56%) DRM
9 5 (5.56%) High Availability
9 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Microservices
9 5 (5.56%) Security Operations
9 5 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) C#
2 25 (27.78%) C++
2 25 (27.78%) Java
2 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.78%) GLSL
3 16 (17.78%) HLSL
4 14 (15.56%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) SQL
6 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.89%) Perl
8 7 (7.78%) C
9 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.22%) Groovy
10 2 (2.22%) Haskell
10 2 (2.22%) JCL
10 2 (2.22%) REXX
10 2 (2.22%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) Scala
10 2 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.00%) Degree
3 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.78%) CCNA
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.56%) CISSP
5 5 (5.56%) GIAC
5 5 (5.56%) SANS
6 4 (4.44%) GCFE
6 4 (4.44%) GCIH
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.33%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.22%) CCNP
8 2 (2.22%) CCSA
8 2 (2.22%) MCSE
9 1 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) HL7
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.00%) Docker
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.44%) KVM
5 4 (4.44%) VirtualBox
5 4 (4.44%) vSphere
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.22%) RACF
7 2 (2.22%) Squid
7 2 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (1.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) SCCM
2 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 4 (4.44%) CSIRT
4 3 (3.33%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.22%) Grafana
5 2 (2.22%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.22%) Kibana
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) QRadar
5 2 (2.22%) Terraform
6 1 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Cisco
2 9 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (6.67%) Symantec
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.44%) Google
6 3 (3.33%) Dell
6 3 (3.33%) Draytek
6 3 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Juniper
6 3 (3.33%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.22%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) CA
7 2 (2.22%) Citrix
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
7 2 (2.22%) New Relic
7 2 (2.22%) Perforce
7 2 (2.22%) Splunk
7 2 (2.22%) webMethods