Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 57 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 47 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.53% 4.88% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.55% 30.30% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 20
Essex median daily rate £550 £524 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +6.94% -4.39%
10th Percentile £325 £451 £360
90th Percentile £600 £618 £591
East of England median daily rate £438 £500 £434
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.27% +28.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £31.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -52.38% -5.97% +197.78%

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 177 132 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.05% 16.12% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 110
Essex median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £180 £206 £211
90th Percentile £600 £591 £529
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Essex median hourly rate £14.08 £14.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -60.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £25.35
90th Percentile £27.83 £37.20 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -36.00% -32.89% +20.16%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 31 £575 +9.73% 1
Basildon - 4 £325 -
Colchester - 3 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (93.62%) Linux
2 38 (80.85%) HTTP
3 36 (76.60%) SSL
4 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (51.06%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (46.81%) DevOps
7 21 (44.68%) Test Automation
8 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (40.43%) VMware
9 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
9 19 (40.43%) Ansible
9 19 (40.43%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (36.17%) Open Source
10 17 (36.17%) Subversion
10 17 (36.17%) DNS
10 17 (36.17%) Configuration Management
10 17 (36.17%) Unix
11 16 (34.04%) Java
11 16 (34.04%) TDD
11 16 (34.04%) Scrum
11 16 (34.04%) Puppet
11 16 (34.04%) Kanban
11 16 (34.04%) User Stories
12 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
12 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
12 15 (31.91%) Apache
13 14 (29.79%) J2EE
14 13 (27.66%) Servlets
14 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
14 13 (27.66%) Microsoft

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 (31.91%) Apache
2 13 (27.66%) nginx
2 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
3 11 (23.40%) IIS
3 11 (23.40%) Jetty
3 11 (23.40%) Mongrel
3 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.64%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 24 (51.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (23.40%) Google App Engine
2 11 (23.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (14.89%) Office 365
5 4 (8.51%) GitHub
6 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) HTTP
2 36 (76.60%) SSL
3 17 (36.17%) DNS
4 11 (23.40%) DHCP
4 11 (23.40%) FTP
4 11 (23.40%) IPsec
5 6 (12.77%) NAS
5 6 (12.77%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.17%) Subversion
3 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
4 9 (19.15%) Travis CI
5 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) Ant
6 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) Gatling
6 2 (4.26%) Grunt
6 2 (4.26%) gulp
6 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Sublime Text
6 2 (4.26%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.13%) GitLab
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Architect
2 15 (31.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) J2EE
2 13 (27.66%) Servlets
3 10 (21.28%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) SAML
5 4 (8.51%) Middleware
5 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 4 (8.51%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) EJB
6 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) J2SE
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) Node.js
6 2 (4.26%) Play Framework
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Unix
3 11 (23.40%) Windows
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (46.81%) DevOps
3 21 (44.68%) Test Automation
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) Deployment Automation
6 17 (36.17%) Configuration Management
6 17 (36.17%) Open Source
7 16 (34.04%) Kanban
7 16 (34.04%) Scrum
7 16 (34.04%) TDD
7 16 (34.04%) User Stories
8 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
9 13 (27.66%) Strategic Thinking
10 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (10.64%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.51%) Microservices
12 4 (8.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) Perl
3 5 (10.64%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) Groovy
6 2 (4.26%) Haskell
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (23.40%) Xen
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Docker
4 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) Ansible
2 16 (34.04%) Puppet
3 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.64%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.26%) Grafana
5 2 (4.26%) Kibana
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.13%) Salt
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Google
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Draytek
3 6 (12.77%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec
4 2 (4.26%) webMethods
4 2 (4.26%) WSO2
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix