Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 46 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 23 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.36% 4.23% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.91% 24.26% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 23
Essex median daily rate £550 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £451 £391 £381
90th Percentile £675 £591 £585
East of England median daily rate £375 £394 £398
% change year-on-year -4.76% -0.94% +22.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Essex median hourly rate - £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.82% -46.08%
East of England median hourly rate £17.89 £33.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -46.60% +103.03% -56.00%

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 110 136 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.06% 17.41% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 76
Essex median daily rate £430 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.30% -17.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £141 £200 £231
90th Percentile £600 £568 £569
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Essex median hourly rate £25.00 £34.00 £29.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +15.41% +5.46%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.00 £45.41
East of England median hourly rate £29.75 £34.62 £30.00
% change year-on-year -14.07% +15.40% +22.45%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -4 20 £558 +13.78% 1
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 22 (95.65%) HTTP
1 22 (95.65%) SSL
1 22 (95.65%) Scrum
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (95.65%) TDD
1 22 (95.65%) Kanban
2 18 (78.26%) Relational Database
2 18 (78.26%) Middleware
3 17 (73.91%) SOA
4 16 (69.57%) Subversion
4 16 (69.57%) User Stories
4 16 (69.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (65.22%) Mentoring
6 14 (60.87%) Coaching
6 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
6 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (60.87%) Linux
7 13 (56.52%) API Design
8 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
8 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (52.17%) Open Source
8 12 (52.17%) DevOps
9 11 (47.83%) Java
10 9 (39.13%) JBoss
10 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
10 9 (39.13%) Microservices
10 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
10 9 (39.13%) WSO2
11 8 (34.78%) Puppet
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 9 (39.13%) JBoss
2 8 (34.78%) Apache
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) HTTP
1 22 (95.65%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Git (software)
1 16 (69.57%) Subversion
2 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.70%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) ETL Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Middleware
2 8 (34.78%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) Java SE
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) JSON Schema
5 1 (4.35%) OAuth
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (95.65%) Kanban
1 22 (95.65%) Scrum
1 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 17 (73.91%) SOA
3 16 (69.57%) User Stories
4 15 (65.22%) Mentoring
5 14 (60.87%) Coaching
5 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
6 13 (56.52%) API Design
7 12 (52.17%) DevOps
7 12 (52.17%) Open Source
7 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
8 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (39.13%) Microservices
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) Critical Success Factor
10 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Ansible
1 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) WSO2
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods