Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 91 122
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 103 125 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.18% 2.70% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.61% 14.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 73 40
East of England median daily rate £375 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +43.88% +15.83%
10th Percentile £201 £200 £205
90th Percentile £629 £600 £578
England median daily rate £438 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.59% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
East of England median hourly rate £10.01 £31.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.22% -32.26% +275.91%
10th Percentile £9.73 £16.00 £38.10
90th Percentile £17.26 £43.00 £55.70
England median hourly rate £20.75 £24.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.10% +27.13% +11.76%

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 757 839 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.04% 18.10% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 453 451
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £161 £217
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 94 57
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.90 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.57% -46.93% +57.89%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.50 £45.45 £45.43
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.21% -24.68% +21.95%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 0 43 £343 +40.51% 32
Essex -15 21 £538 +1.22% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 15 £375 -27.18% 33
Norfolk +16 11 £520 +41.50% 6
Bedfordshire +3 11 £300 +50.00% 1
East Anglia - 2 - - 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 49 (47.57%) Linux
2 42 (40.78%) Windows
3 33 (32.04%) DNS
4 32 (31.07%) SSL
5 31 (30.10%) HTTP
5 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
5 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (28.16%) Firewall
7 27 (26.21%) DevOps
8 26 (25.24%) Puppet
8 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
9 25 (24.27%) Java
10 24 (23.30%) Jenkins
11 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
12 21 (20.39%) Python
12 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (19.42%) Perl
13 20 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (18.45%) Web Services
14 19 (18.45%) Ethernet
14 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
15 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
15 18 (17.48%) Node.js
16 17 (16.50%) LAN
16 17 (16.50%) WAN
16 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
17 16 (15.53%) VMware
17 16 (15.53%) Scrum
17 16 (15.53%) Cisco
17 16 (15.53%) C++

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 10 (9.71%) Apache
1 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.85%) nginx
3 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.91%) Confluence
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.97%) Jetty
7 1 (0.97%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.80%) Office 365
4 6 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.85%) GitHub
6 4 (3.88%) Akamai
7 3 (2.91%) Stackdriver
8 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.94%) G Suite
8 2 (1.94%) Heroku
8 2 (1.94%) PaaS
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.97%) Route 53
9 1 (0.97%) Serverless
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.04%) DNS
2 32 (31.07%) SSL
3 31 (30.10%) HTTP
4 29 (28.16%) Firewall
5 19 (18.45%) Ethernet
6 17 (16.50%) LAN
6 17 (16.50%) WAN
7 14 (13.59%) DHCP
7 14 (13.59%) VoIP
8 12 (11.65%) FTP
9 11 (10.68%) VPN
10 9 (8.74%) Network Security
11 8 (7.77%) OSPF
11 8 (7.77%) VLAN
12 7 (6.80%) MPLS
12 7 (6.80%) Wireless
13 6 (5.83%) BGP
13 6 (5.83%) SAN
13 6 (5.83%) WLAN
14 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) MySQL
3 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.91%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (23.30%) Jenkins
3 15 (14.56%) Eclipse
3 15 (14.56%) NetBeans
3 15 (14.56%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.80%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.91%) JIRA
6 3 (2.91%) JMeter
6 3 (2.91%) Selenium
6 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.91%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.94%) GitLab
7 2 (1.94%) Gradle
7 2 (1.94%) gulp
7 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.94%) Spock
General
1 15 (14.56%) Military
2 12 (11.65%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.77%) Finance
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Analyst
3 9 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (7.77%) Administrator
4 8 (7.77%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Storage Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) Web Services
2 18 (17.48%) Node.js
3 15 (14.56%) Qt
4 11 (10.68%) .NET
4 11 (10.68%) Middleware
5 10 (9.71%) ActiveX
5 10 (9.71%) DirectX
5 10 (9.71%) MFC
5 10 (9.71%) OpenGL
6 7 (6.80%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (4.85%) J2EE
7 5 (4.85%) SOAP
8 4 (3.88%) 802.1X
9 3 (2.91%) XML
9 3 (2.91%) XML Messaging
10 2 (1.94%) CSS
10 2 (1.94%) Guice
10 2 (1.94%) HTML
10 2 (1.94%) OAuth
10 2 (1.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Clustering
2 8 (7.77%) Replication
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.83%) AS400
5 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.97%) CCTV
8 1 (0.97%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.57%) Linux
2 42 (40.78%) Windows
3 15 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.74%) Unix
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
7 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.91%) HPUX
8 3 (2.91%) Solaris
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Debian
10 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) DevOps
3 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
4 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
6 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.53%) Scrum
8 15 (14.56%) Deployment Automation
8 15 (14.56%) Mathematics
8 15 (14.56%) Open Source
9 12 (11.65%) ITIL
9 12 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.74%) Microservices
12 8 (7.77%) TDD
13 7 (6.80%) High Availability
13 7 (6.80%) Migration
13 7 (6.80%) Network Management
14 6 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) Java
2 21 (20.39%) Python
3 20 (19.42%) Perl
4 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.53%) C++
6 15 (14.56%) Bash Shell
6 15 (14.56%) C#
7 12 (11.65%) SQL
8 11 (10.68%) Ruby
9 10 (9.71%) GLSL
9 10 (9.71%) HLSL
10 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.85%) VBScript
11 4 (3.88%) Go
12 3 (2.91%) C
12 3 (2.91%) Korn
12 3 (2.91%) PHP
12 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.94%) Scala
13 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Degree
1 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.74%) CCNA
5 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (4.85%) MCSA
6 5 (4.85%) MCSE
7 4 (3.88%) CCNP
7 4 (3.88%) CCSA
7 4 (3.88%) CCSE
7 4 (3.88%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (2.91%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.91%) CCDP
8 3 (2.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.94%) CCDE
9 2 (1.94%) CCIE
9 2 (1.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.71%) Docker
4 6 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.94%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.97%) Ceph
7 1 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.97%) Xen
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (25.24%) Puppet
2 20 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.68%) Ansible
4 9 (8.74%) SCCM
5 7 (6.80%) Salt
6 6 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (5.83%) SCOM
7 5 (4.85%) Backup Exec
7 5 (4.85%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (4.85%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.88%) Kibana
8 4 (3.88%) logstash
9 3 (2.91%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Cisco
2 16 (15.53%) VMware
3 9 (8.74%) NetApp
3 9 (8.74%) SolarWinds
4 8 (7.77%) Citrix
4 8 (7.77%) Google
5 7 (6.80%) Symantec
6 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.85%) 3PAR
7 5 (4.85%) CommVault
7 5 (4.85%) Dell
7 5 (4.85%) EqualLogic
7 5 (4.85%) F5
7 5 (4.85%) HP
7 5 (4.85%) IBM
7 5 (4.85%) Veritas
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle
8 4 (3.88%) Percona
8 4 (3.88%) WSO2