Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 20 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.75% 5.41% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 30.46% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 10
Essex median daily rate £538 £525 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +51.08% +26.36%
10th Percentile £344 £448 £304
90th Percentile £673 £622 £372
East of England median daily rate £363 £463 £348
% change year-on-year -21.62% +33.09% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £11.00
East of England median hourly rate £10.01 £16.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -37.44% -57.89% +155.89%

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 108 151 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.86% 17.76% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 107 62
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £220 £175 £174
90th Percentile £664 £599 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Essex median hourly rate £14.30 £15.20 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -33.48% -21.21%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.46 £8.93
90th Percentile £21.18 £23.91 £35.61
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £38.00
% change year-on-year -17.09% -47.63% +55.10%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Essex over the 6 months to 18 June 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 18 June 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 -2 13 £500 -4.44% 2
Colchester - 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 18 (90.00%) SSL
1 18 (90.00%) HTTP
2 16 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (75.00%) Open Source
4 14 (70.00%) Puppet
4 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (65.00%) DevOps
5 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (55.00%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (50.00%) Middleware
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (35.00%) Subversion
9 7 (35.00%) Perl
10 6 (30.00%) Java
10 6 (30.00%) TDD
10 6 (30.00%) Scrum
10 6 (30.00%) Kanban
10 6 (30.00%) Docker
10 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (25.00%) Ansible
11 5 (25.00%) Coaching

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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Jetty
4 1 (5.00%) Mongrel
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) GitHub
4 2 (10.00%) G Suite
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) HTTP
1 18 (90.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) JMeter
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Project Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (75.00%) Open Source
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) DevOps
4 11 (55.00%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (30.00%) Kanban
6 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 5 (25.00%) User Stories
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (20.00%) Microservices
8 4 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Go
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (70.00%) Puppet
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (10.00%) Salt
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) WSO2
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix