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 3 months to 27 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 79 92
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 72 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.39% 1.79% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 12.46% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 20
Median daily rate £405 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £523 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £337
% change year-on-year +12.67% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £31.50 £50.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +236.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.61%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 376 353 399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.71% 14.35% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 196 193
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +81.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
Hertfordshire +9 27 £330 -17.50% 7
Essex +6 19 £550 +58.27%
Cambridgeshire +17 15 £515 +145.23% 19
Suffolk +4 6 £219 -7.89% 3
Norfolk -4 3 £368 -10.90% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £200 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 73 (61.34%) Linux
2 59 (49.58%) SSL
3 42 (35.29%) Windows
4 41 (34.45%) HTTP
5 40 (33.61%) Python
5 40 (33.61%) Firewall
6 39 (32.77%) Apache
7 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (29.41%) Configuration Management
9 34 (28.57%) Perl
9 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (28.57%) Puppet
10 33 (27.73%) DevOps
10 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
11 31 (26.05%) TDD
11 31 (26.05%) Scrum
11 31 (26.05%) Java
11 31 (26.05%) DNS
12 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
12 29 (24.37%) Git (software)
13 27 (22.69%) Kanban
14 26 (21.85%) Docker
14 26 (21.85%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (21.85%) Tomcat
15 25 (21.01%) SOA
16 24 (20.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (19.33%) C
17 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
18 22 (18.49%) Finance
19 21 (17.65%) SQL

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 39 (32.77%) Apache
2 26 (21.85%) Tomcat
3 19 (15.97%) JBoss
4 15 (12.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (9.24%) IIS
6 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
7 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (2.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.52%) Jetty
9 3 (2.52%) Mongrel
9 3 (2.52%) nginx
9 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) IaaS
1 10 (8.40%) PaaS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.52%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (49.58%) SSL
2 41 (34.45%) HTTP
3 40 (33.61%) Firewall
4 31 (26.05%) DNS
5 19 (15.97%) VPN
6 16 (13.45%) LAN
7 15 (12.61%) DHCP
7 15 (12.61%) Wireless
8 12 (10.08%) WAN
9 11 (9.24%) ISDN
9 11 (9.24%) Network Security
10 10 (8.40%) Broadband
10 10 (8.40%) Internet
11 8 (6.72%) Ethernet
12 7 (5.88%) FTP
13 6 (5.04%) LDAP
14 4 (3.36%) IPsec
14 4 (3.36%) SAN
14 4 (3.36%) VLAN
15 3 (2.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (16.81%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.92%) MySQL
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.84%) GIS
6 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (24.37%) Git (software)
1 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.08%) Subversion
3 7 (5.88%) Maven
4 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.36%) FxCop
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
5 4 (3.36%) Moq
5 4 (3.36%) NetBeans
5 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.36%) StyleCop
6 3 (2.52%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.68%) MSI
7 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.84%) CMake
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.36%) Military
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Avionics
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Software Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Network Support
6 7 (5.88%) Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.04%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) J2EE
1 20 (16.81%) Middleware
2 19 (15.97%) .NET
3 17 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (12.61%) REST
5 11 (9.24%) JSON
5 11 (9.24%) Node.js
6 10 (8.40%) LAMP
7 7 (5.88%) HTML
8 6 (5.04%) Web Services
9 5 (4.20%) CSS
9 5 (4.20%) Qt
10 4 (3.36%) ADO.NET
10 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.36%) AutoMapper
10 4 (3.36%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (3.36%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.36%) XML
10 4 (3.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Clustering
2 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.36%) Contactless
4 4 (3.36%) EMV
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.68%) e-Health
6 2 (1.68%) Handset
6 2 (1.68%) Life Science
6 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.84%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) RIA
7 1 (0.84%) Verilog
7 1 (0.84%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 73 (61.34%) Linux
2 42 (35.29%) Windows
3 17 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) CoreOS
6 10 (8.40%) Ubuntu
6 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.04%) Unix
7 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.52%) AIX
10 3 (2.52%) CentOS
10 3 (2.52%) Fedora
10 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (27.73%) DevOps
4 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
5 31 (26.05%) Scrum
5 31 (26.05%) TDD
6 27 (22.69%) Kanban
7 25 (21.01%) SOA
8 24 (20.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (17.65%) Open Source
10 18 (15.13%) Mentoring
11 17 (14.29%) ITIL
12 16 (13.45%) Coaching
13 15 (12.61%) Microservices
14 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
15 12 (10.08%) High Availability
16 11 (9.24%) API Design
17 10 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
17 10 (8.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.61%) Python
2 34 (28.57%) Perl
3 31 (26.05%) Java
4 23 (19.33%) C
5 21 (17.65%) SQL
6 20 (16.81%) Bash Shell
7 19 (15.97%) Ruby
8 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 14 (11.76%) C#
10 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.88%) C++
12 6 (5.04%) VBScript
13 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.36%) VB
15 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (10.08%) RHCE
5 5 (4.20%) CCNA
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.36%) Degree
6 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) MCSA
7 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.52%) CCNP
7 3 (2.52%) MCSE
8 2 (1.68%) HNC
8 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.68%) MOS
9 1 (0.84%) CCIE
9 1 (0.84%) CISA
9 1 (0.84%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) MCP
9 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) Docker
2 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.36%) Xen
5 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.52%) XenApp
6 2 (1.68%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.68%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.84%) Firmware
7 1 (0.84%) KVM
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) Puppet
2 26 (21.85%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.24%) Salt
4 7 (5.88%) Ansible
4 7 (5.88%) SCCM
5 4 (3.36%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.68%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.84%) DameWare
7 1 (0.84%) SCSM
7 1 (0.84%) vRealize
7 1 (0.84%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) Oracle
3 18 (15.13%) VMware
4 15 (12.61%) Cisco
4 15 (12.61%) WSO2
5 11 (9.24%) Juniper
6 8 (6.72%) HP
7 5 (4.20%) IBM
7 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.36%) Citrix
8 4 (3.36%) Google
8 4 (3.36%) Symantec
9 2 (1.68%) Apple
9 2 (1.68%) AppSense
9 2 (1.68%) BMC
9 2 (1.68%) F5
9 2 (1.68%) SAP
10 1 (0.84%) MobileIron
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