The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 3 months to 29 March 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.31% 4.79% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 10.61% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £515 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £339
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +21.21%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 66 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 18.46% 45.21% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 34
Median daily rate £385 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £463 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Guildford

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Guildford

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Guildford region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Domino Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) ODBC
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Security
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) LotusScript
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Aruba
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos