Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 May 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)
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 59 56
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.58% 3.02% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 20.00% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 28
Essex median daily rate £300 £550 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +3.58% +21.37%
East of England median daily rate £343 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -5.52% -19.44% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £10.01 £17.50
% change year-on-year +59.84% -42.80% -53.95%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 124 105 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.32% 15.09% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 61 102
Essex median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +22.30%
10th Percentile £300 £193 £175
90th Percentile £550 £675 £588
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Essex median hourly rate £17.50 £18.30 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -23.75% +54.84%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.50 £22.88
90th Percentile £17.75 £24.00 £32.80
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -28.57% -35.10%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Essex

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Essex

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Essex

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Southend-on-Sea -38 3 £300 -48.94%
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) ISPF

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) APPN
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNA
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) APPC
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) RACF
2 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft