Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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)
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 63 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 47 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.44% 1.79% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.56% 11.68% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 6
Essex median daily rate £525 £348 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.08% +20.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £460 £316 £244
90th Percentile £622 £443 £514
East of England median daily rate £500 £348 £295
% change year-on-year +43.88% +17.80% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £32.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £46.50 £12.37
% change year-on-year -32.26% +275.91% -36.56%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 159 137 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 18.40% 15.36% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 85 118
Essex median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +4.53%
10th Percentile £163 £222 £221
90th Percentile £600 £433 £475
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £35.35 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.83% -8.18% +43.93%
10th Percentile £10.58 £18.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £23.73 £42.70 £66.60
East of England median hourly rate £19.64 £37.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -47.63% +55.44% -3.50%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 2017. 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 -11 37 £531 +13.17%
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 47 (100.00%) HTTP
1 47 (100.00%) SSL
2 46 (97.87%) Linux
3 44 (93.62%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (91.49%) Test Automation
4 43 (91.49%) DevOps
5 39 (82.98%) Kanban
5 39 (82.98%) Scrum
5 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (82.98%) TDD
6 37 (78.72%) Middleware
6 37 (78.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (76.60%) Open Source
7 36 (76.60%) Configuration Management
8 35 (74.47%) Jenkins
9 34 (72.34%) Relational Database
10 33 (70.21%) Mentoring
10 33 (70.21%) Puppet
11 32 (68.09%) Coaching
11 32 (68.09%) Opscode Chef
12 31 (65.96%) SOA
13 30 (63.83%) User Stories
14 29 (61.70%) API Design
15 27 (57.45%) Microservices
15 27 (57.45%) WSO2
15 27 (57.45%) JBoss
15 27 (57.45%) Perl
15 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
16 26 (55.32%) Subversion
16 26 (55.32%) Git (software)

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 27 (57.45%) JBoss
2 25 (53.19%) Apache
3 23 (48.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.51%) Mule
4 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 3 (6.38%) Jetty
5 3 (6.38%) Mongrel
5 3 (6.38%) nginx
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) IaaS
3 4 (8.51%) PaaS
3 4 (8.51%) SaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
4 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) HTTP
1 47 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (74.47%) Jenkins
2 26 (55.32%) Git (software)
2 26 (55.32%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) SOA Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) Middleware
2 24 (51.06%) J2EE
3 4 (8.51%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (8.51%) Java EE
3 4 (8.51%) Java SE
3 4 (8.51%) JSON
3 4 (8.51%) JSON Schema
3 4 (8.51%) OAuth
3 4 (8.51%) REST
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
3 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) WSDL
3 4 (8.51%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) XSLT
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Linux
2 37 (78.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Unix
4 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.51%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) HPUX
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) Windows
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (91.49%) DevOps
2 43 (91.49%) Test Automation
3 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (82.98%) Kanban
3 39 (82.98%) Scrum
3 39 (82.98%) TDD
4 36 (76.60%) Configuration Management
4 36 (76.60%) Open Source
5 33 (70.21%) Mentoring
6 32 (68.09%) Coaching
7 31 (65.96%) SOA
8 30 (63.83%) User Stories
9 29 (61.70%) API Design
10 27 (57.45%) Microservices
10 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
11 17 (36.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (34.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (19.15%) Critical Success Factor
14 8 (17.02%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Perl
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) C
4 5 (10.64%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) Groovy
5 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) XPath
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Xen
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (70.21%) Puppet
2 32 (68.09%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (36.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) WSO2
2 23 (48.94%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) webMethods
5 3 (6.38%) Google
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) HP