Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 52 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.30% 5.37% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 33.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 12
Essex median daily rate £575 £525 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +51.08% +20.87%
10th Percentile £456 £460 £332
90th Percentile £660 £622 £511
East of England median daily rate £488 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £10.01 £31.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -68.22% -32.26% +257.69%

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 169 142 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.23% 16.23% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 90 90
Essex median daily rate £475 £472 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +57.37% -20.00%
10th Percentile £160 £174 £219
90th Percentile £600 £600 £425
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 7
Essex median hourly rate £14.60 £14.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% -60.56% +15.20%
10th Percentile £14.12 £10.40 £20.85
90th Percentile £22.12 £25.00 £42.69
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% -49.33% +27.29%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +5 38 £575 +8.39% 7
Basildon - 2 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 50 (96.15%) Linux
2 48 (92.31%) HTTP
3 46 (88.46%) SSL
4 40 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (57.69%) DevOps
6 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (50.00%) Open Source
7 26 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 26 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
8 24 (46.15%) Puppet
9 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
10 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
11 21 (40.38%) Ansible
12 20 (38.46%) Subversion
13 19 (36.54%) TDD
13 19 (36.54%) Scrum
13 19 (36.54%) Kanban
14 18 (34.62%) User Stories
14 18 (34.62%) Unix
15 17 (32.69%) Java
15 17 (32.69%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (30.77%) Apache
16 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
17 15 (28.85%) VMware
17 15 (28.85%) J2EE
17 15 (28.85%) DNS
18 14 (26.92%) Google
19 13 (25.00%) Self-Motivation

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 16 (30.77%) Apache
2 12 (23.08%) IIS
2 12 (23.08%) Jetty
2 12 (23.08%) Mongrel
2 12 (23.08%) nginx
2 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 12 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.62%) JBoss
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (23.08%) Google App Engine
2 12 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (9.62%) GitHub
5 4 (7.69%) Office 365
6 2 (3.85%) G Suite
6 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (92.31%) HTTP
2 46 (88.46%) SSL
3 15 (28.85%) DNS
4 12 (23.08%) DHCP
4 12 (23.08%) FTP
4 12 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (5.77%) NAS
5 3 (5.77%) SAN
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MySQL
1 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
2 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 20 (38.46%) Subversion
4 10 (19.23%) Travis CI
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) JMeter
5 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.77%) Zephyr
6 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) GitLab
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Architect
3 13 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (21.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) AWS Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) J2EE
2 12 (23.08%) Servlets
3 11 (21.15%) .NET
4 10 (19.23%) Middleware
5 5 (9.62%) SAML
6 3 (5.77%) SOAP
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) XML
6 3 (5.77%) XML Messaging
7 2 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (96.15%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 12 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (57.69%) DevOps
3 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 26 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 26 (50.00%) Open Source
3 26 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 19 (36.54%) Kanban
4 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 19 (36.54%) TDD
5 18 (34.62%) User Stories
6 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 13 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
8 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (9.62%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (9.62%) Coaching
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.62%) SOA
11 4 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) C
5 4 (7.69%) Go
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (23.08%) Xen
2 6 (11.54%) Docker
3 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) Puppet
2 21 (40.38%) Ansible
3 17 (32.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.62%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.85%) Salt
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.92%) SCCM
6 1 (1.92%) SCOM
6 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 14 (26.92%) Google
3 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) WSO2
5 3 (5.77%) Draytek
5 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix