Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 February 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 52 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 31 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.01% 3.49% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.02% 15.93% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £340 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +11.67% -17.81%
10th Percentile £244 £195 £244
90th Percentile £580 £408 £523
East of England median daily rate £363 £388 £391
% change year-on-year -6.45% -0.96% +18.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.25 £41.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.35% +229.00% -66.67%
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £33.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -56.72% +131.03% -61.33%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 258 295 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.76% 21.92% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 151 106
Hertfordshire median daily rate £349 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.75% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £143 £195 £253
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £363 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -2.03% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 12 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.25 £36.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +74.29% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £35.88 £44.73 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +42.86%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Hertfordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Rickmansworth - 10 - -
Stevenage -8 8 £228 +16.67% 2
Welwyn Garden City -8 3 £269 -19.78% 1
Hatfield -13 2 £575 +53.33% 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (32.26%) SLA
3 10 (32.26%) AS400
4 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) LAN
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 6 (19.35%) Network Management
7 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (19.35%) Broadband
7 6 (19.35%) ISDN
7 6 (19.35%) Python
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) VoIP
7 6 (19.35%) Juniper
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 5 (16.13%) DHCP
8 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Wireless
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.90%) Network Design
9 4 (12.90%) French Language

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) Broadband
4 6 (19.35%) ISDN
4 6 (19.35%) Network Security
4 6 (19.35%) VoIP
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) DNS
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) HTTP
8 2 (6.45%) NAS
8 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.23%) 5G
9 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (3.23%) HSPA
9 1 (3.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) WinDbg
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) French Language
1 4 (12.90%) German Language
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveX
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) DirectX
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) J2SE
4 1 (3.23%) Java ME
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) MFC
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.23%) Qt
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) AS400
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.23%) STB
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Network Management
2 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Human Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) GLSL
4 1 (3.23%) HLSL
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) RHCE
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Salt
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
1 6 (19.35%) Juniper
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Sun