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 3 months to 28 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 68 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 38 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.04% 2.45% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 9.28% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 25
Median daily rate £395 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.91% -16.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £120 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £337
% change year-on-year +13.15% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.94% -7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.45 £27.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.50 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.61%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 486 582 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.06% 26.38% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 374 209
Median daily rate £409 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +1 9 £475 +63.79% 1
Fareham - 5 £425 - 4
Basingstoke +5 4 £218 +24.57% 1
Havant -9 4 £325 +10.63%
Hook - 4 £470 -
Farnborough +1 3 - - 2
Southampton -1 3 £200 -37.50% 1
Fleet +9 1 £395 +16.17% 1
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 39 (37.86%) DNS
3 32 (31.07%) Active Directory
4 31 (30.10%) Firewall
5 29 (28.16%) Linux
6 28 (27.18%) VMware
6 28 (27.18%) Windows 7
7 24 (23.30%) WAN
7 24 (23.30%) LAN
7 24 (23.30%) DHCP
8 23 (22.33%) Cisco
9 22 (21.36%) SSL
9 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
10 21 (20.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 20 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (18.45%) SCCM
12 19 (18.45%) Firmware
12 19 (18.45%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (18.45%) Data Centre
13 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
13 18 (17.48%) ITIL
13 18 (17.48%) Unix
14 16 (15.53%) HP
14 16 (15.53%) SNMP
14 16 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
16 14 (13.59%) Information Security
16 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
16 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
17 13 (12.62%) Finance

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 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.77%) IIS
3 7 (6.80%) Apache
3 7 (6.80%) JBoss
4 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Office
2 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
1 3 (2.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.86%) DNS
2 31 (30.10%) Firewall
3 24 (23.30%) DHCP
3 24 (23.30%) LAN
3 24 (23.30%) WAN
4 22 (21.36%) SSL
5 16 (15.53%) SNMP
6 11 (10.68%) SAN
6 11 (10.68%) VPN
7 10 (9.71%) Internet
8 9 (8.74%) MPLS
9 8 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (7.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.80%) IPsec
11 6 (5.83%) Ethernet
11 6 (5.83%) IP Telephony
11 6 (5.83%) LDAP
11 6 (5.83%) OSPF
11 6 (5.83%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) MySQL
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MSI
2 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.88%) Mockito
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.97%) CMake
5 1 (0.97%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Valgrind
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Games
2 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (12.62%) Developer
1 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (9.71%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.80%) Build Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) C++ Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
9 3 (2.91%) Network Programmer
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) COM+
2 5 (4.85%) Middleware
3 4 (3.88%) Ajax
3 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
3 4 (3.88%) HTML
3 4 (3.88%) Java SE
3 4 (3.88%) JMS
3 4 (3.88%) JPA
3 4 (3.88%) JSF
3 4 (3.88%) JSP
3 4 (3.88%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (3.88%) REST
3 4 (3.88%) RESTful
3 4 (3.88%) Spring
3 4 (3.88%) Spring Boot
3 4 (3.88%) Spring Integration
3 4 (3.88%) Web Services
3 4 (3.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.91%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Data Centre
1 19 (18.45%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.65%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.83%) Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.91%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.91%) LPAR
7 3 (2.91%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.94%) Replication
9 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.97%) DataPower
9 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.97%) iPhone
9 1 (0.97%) NHS
9 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 29 (28.16%) Linux
3 28 (27.18%) Windows 7
4 18 (17.48%) Unix
5 16 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.80%) CentOS
8 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.91%) zOS
12 2 (1.94%) Android
13 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) ITIL
2 14 (13.59%) Information Security
3 12 (11.65%) Problem Management
3 12 (11.65%) Software Delivery
4 11 (10.68%) Change Management
4 11 (10.68%) Integration Testing
5 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (6.80%) Project Management
6 7 (6.80%) Server Hardening
7 6 (5.83%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.83%) Computer Security
7 6 (5.83%) Cryptography
7 6 (5.83%) Network Management
7 6 (5.83%) Security Patching
7 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.68%) C++
3 10 (9.71%) VBScript
4 7 (6.80%) Perl
5 6 (5.83%) Python
6 5 (4.85%) C#
7 4 (3.88%) Java
7 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (7.77%) CCNA
6 7 (6.80%) CCNP
7 3 (2.91%) CISSP
7 3 (2.91%) GCIH
7 3 (2.91%) GIAC
7 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.91%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.97%) CCIE
8 1 (0.97%) CCSE
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.88%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (31.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.45%) Firmware
4 7 (6.80%) vSphere
5 6 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (5.83%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (5.83%) XenApp
6 5 (4.85%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.88%) vCloud
8 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (18.45%) SCCM
3 6 (5.83%) EdgeSight
3 6 (5.83%) Puppet
3 6 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (3.88%) SafeCom
5 4 (3.88%) SELinux
5 4 (3.88%) WMI
6 3 (2.91%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.94%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.94%) WSUS
8 1 (0.97%) Nessus
8 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) VMware
2 23 (22.33%) Cisco
3 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.53%) HP
5 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.77%) Juniper
7 7 (6.80%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.80%) Citrix
8 6 (5.83%) IBM
9 5 (4.85%) BT
9 5 (4.85%) CA
9 5 (4.85%) Intel Security
9 5 (4.85%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) IronPort
11 3 (2.91%) Cyberoam
11 3 (2.91%) Dell
11 3 (2.91%) F5
11 3 (2.91%) Lumension
11 3 (2.91%) Sophos
11 3 (2.91%) Symantec