Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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)
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 66 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 46 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.27% 4.07% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.14% 24.03% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 22
Essex median daily rate £550 £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.58% -1.54%
10th Percentile £318 £491 £363
90th Percentile £600 £600 £590
East of England median daily rate £416 £500 £403
% change year-on-year -16.75% +24.22% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 - £16.75
10th Percentile £14.50 - £15.75
90th Percentile £15.50 - £37.45
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £35.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year -56.64% -2.72% +188.24%

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 176 129 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.34% 16.93% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 77 119
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £169 £137 £219
90th Percentile £600 £588 £509
East of England median daily rate £400 £369 £358
% change year-on-year +8.47% +3.15% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Essex median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £34.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -53.37% +15.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.90
90th Percentile £21.23 £36.80 £42.93
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% -22.22% +22.12%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Essex over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 December 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
Southend-on-Sea -12 31 £575 +4.55% 1
Basildon - 5 £325 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £350 -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 42 (91.30%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) HTTP
3 34 (73.91%) SSL
4 29 (63.04%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (43.48%) DevOps
7 19 (41.30%) VMware
8 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
8 18 (39.13%) Ansible
8 18 (39.13%) Deployment Automation
9 17 (36.96%) DNS
10 16 (34.78%) Scrum
10 16 (34.78%) TDD
10 16 (34.78%) Subversion
10 16 (34.78%) Kanban
10 16 (34.78%) Unix
10 16 (34.78%) User Stories
11 15 (32.61%) Open Source
11 15 (32.61%) Apache
11 15 (32.61%) Java
11 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
11 15 (32.61%) Puppet
11 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
12 14 (30.43%) J2EE
13 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
13 13 (28.26%) Servlets
13 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
13 13 (28.26%) Google

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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (32.61%) Apache
2 13 (28.26%) nginx
2 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
3 11 (23.91%) IIS
3 11 (23.91%) Jetty
3 11 (23.91%) Mongrel
3 11 (23.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.87%) JBoss
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 23 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (23.91%) Google App Engine
2 11 (23.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (13.04%) Office 365
5 3 (6.52%) GitHub
6 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) HTTP
2 34 (73.91%) SSL
3 17 (36.96%) DNS
4 12 (26.09%) FTP
5 11 (23.91%) DHCP
5 11 (23.91%) IPsec
6 6 (13.04%) NAS
6 6 (13.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.17%) APPN
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) Modbus
7 1 (2.17%) SMTP
7 1 (2.17%) SNA
7 1 (2.17%) SNMP
7 1 (2.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.78%) Subversion
3 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (19.57%) Travis CI
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.70%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
6 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.35%) Gatling
6 2 (4.35%) Grunt
6 2 (4.35%) gulp
6 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) JUnit
6 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.35%) Sublime Text
6 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.17%) GitLab
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) J2EE
2 13 (28.26%) Servlets
3 10 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (10.87%) SAML
5 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) EJB
7 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.35%) HTML5
7 2 (4.35%) J2SE
7 2 (4.35%) jQuery
7 2 (4.35%) JSON
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js
7 2 (4.35%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) RIA
3 1 (2.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Unix
3 10 (21.74%) Windows
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) DevOps
2 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 18 (39.13%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (34.78%) Kanban
4 16 (34.78%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
4 16 (34.78%) User Stories
5 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
5 15 (32.61%) Open Source
5 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
6 13 (28.26%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (8.70%) Microservices
9 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) Groovy
6 2 (4.35%) Haskell
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) JCL
7 1 (2.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (23.91%) Xen
2 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (8.70%) Docker
6 1 (2.17%) RACF
6 1 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Ansible
2 15 (32.61%) Puppet
3 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.87%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.35%) Grafana
5 2 (4.35%) Kibana
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Google
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Draytek
3 6 (13.04%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
4 2 (4.35%) webMethods
4 2 (4.35%) WSO2
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) IBM