Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 November 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 96 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 -29
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 85 78 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.39% 2.00% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.02% 8.85% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 69
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.02% -10.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £200 £214 £286
90th Percentile £488 £456 £455
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.00% -42.22% -41.18%
10th Percentile £14.11 £12.20 £14.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £13.85 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.63
% change year-on-year +33.33% -30.64% +23.57%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 848 881 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.83% 22.63% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 550 549
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £500 £501 £498
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Hampshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Southampton +28 22 £388 +181.82% 4
Portsmouth +15 17 £338 +8.00% 1
Basingstoke -23 9 £400 +72.41%
Fleet +4 7 £350 -3.31%
Hook -3 7 £358 +11.72%
Fareham 0 3 - -
Havant -6 3 £481 +92.50%
Winchester +12 1 £300 +20.00%
Farnborough -2 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Gosport - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £500 - 1
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
3 36 (42.35%) DNS
4 35 (41.18%) VMware
5 31 (36.47%) Firewall
6 29 (34.12%) LAN
7 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
8 24 (28.24%) Linux
8 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (27.06%) DHCP
10 22 (25.88%) WAN
11 19 (22.35%) C#
11 19 (22.35%) Finance
11 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (21.18%) VPN
13 17 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (18.82%) Puppet
14 16 (18.82%) Perl
15 15 (17.65%) Red Hat
15 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
16 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
16 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
16 14 (16.47%) Windows 10
17 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (15.29%) C++
17 13 (15.29%) OOD
17 13 (15.29%) Cisco

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (14.12%) Apache
1 12 (14.12%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (14.12%) JBoss
1 12 (14.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Documentum
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) SaaS
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.35%) DNS
2 31 (36.47%) Firewall
3 29 (34.12%) LAN
4 23 (27.06%) DHCP
5 22 (25.88%) WAN
6 18 (21.18%) VPN
7 13 (15.29%) Network Security
8 9 (10.59%) VoIP
9 8 (9.41%) CTI
10 7 (8.24%) HTTP
11 5 (5.88%) SNMP
12 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
12 4 (4.71%) LDAP
12 4 (4.71%) NAS
12 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
13 3 (3.53%) HTTPS
13 3 (3.53%) IPv4
13 3 (3.53%) IPv6
13 3 (3.53%) SAN
13 3 (3.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.76%) WiX
4 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.71%) NetBeans
4 4 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.71%) StarTeam
5 3 (3.53%) MSI
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.18%) Gradle
6 1 (1.18%) JIRA
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) VectorCAST
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Dutch Language
3 3 (3.53%) German Language
3 3 (3.53%) Polish Language
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Developer
2 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Administrator
4 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.06%) Desktop Technician
4 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) IT Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) PC Technician
7 3 (3.53%) Printer Technician
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) XML
3 10 (11.76%) WCF
4 9 (10.59%) Middleware
5 4 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.53%) Sensu
7 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.18%) REST
7 1 (1.18%) RESTful
7 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) iPad
2 6 (7.06%) iPhone
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Replication
4 3 (3.53%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.18%) Life Science
6 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Linux
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 14 (16.47%) Windows 10
7 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (12.94%) Unix
10 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
11 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
12 3 (3.53%) CentOS
12 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.18%) AIX
13 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 13 (15.29%) OOD
3 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.94%) OWASP
5 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.41%) DevOps
6 8 (9.41%) Information Security
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
7 6 (7.06%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.06%) ITIL
7 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.06%) SDLC
7 6 (7.06%) SIEM
8 5 (5.88%) BCP
8 5 (5.88%) Change Management
8 5 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Release Management
8 5 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) C#
2 16 (18.82%) Perl
3 13 (15.29%) C++
4 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
4 9 (10.59%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) VBScript
6 7 (8.24%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Java
7 4 (4.71%) Lua
8 3 (3.53%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) R
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) CISSP
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) GIAC
4 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) GCIH
5 3 (3.53%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.35%) MCITP
6 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.18%) CCNA
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.18%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Docker
4 3 (3.53%) KVM
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.53%) Xen
5 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Puppet
2 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (9.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (9.41%) SELinux
4 5 (5.88%) SCCM
4 5 (5.88%) WSUS
5 4 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.53%) Ansible
6 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.53%) Cacti
6 3 (3.53%) Grafana
6 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.53%) logstash
6 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (41.18%) VMware
3 15 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco
5 9 (10.59%) Symantec
6 7 (8.24%) McAfee
7 6 (7.06%) Meraki
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle
7 6 (7.06%) Veeam
8 5 (5.88%) HP
9 4 (4.71%) Altiris
9 4 (4.71%) Dell
9 4 (4.71%) Juniper
10 3 (3.53%) Lumension
10 3 (3.53%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.53%) Splunk
11 2 (2.35%) Acronis
11 2 (2.35%) Citrix
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
12 1 (1.18%) EMC