Period
to 20 October 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 20 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 71 80
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 47 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.96% 1.92% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.11% 9.12% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £115 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +258.70% -64.06% -1.54%
10th Percentile £167 £83 £276
90th Percentile £551 £394 £390
East of England median daily rate £438 £500 £434
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.27% +28.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.24% +272.22%
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 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 246 318 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.48% 21.07% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 143 155
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £159 £135 £245
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -9.59% -15.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £14.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.25 £44.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -32.43% +19.35%

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 20 October 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 20 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
Stevenage +9 24 £225 - 2
Rickmansworth -9 8 - - 1
Watford - 5 £538 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -8 3 £431 +379.33% 1
Tring - 2 £150 -
Hatfield +1 1 £525 - 10
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 - 7
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Linux
3 25 (53.19%) Java
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (48.94%) C++
4 23 (48.94%) Visual Studio
4 23 (48.94%) Node.js
5 22 (46.81%) Qt
5 22 (46.81%) Web Services
5 22 (46.81%) C#
5 22 (46.81%) Eclipse
5 22 (46.81%) Ethernet
5 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 22 (46.81%) NetBeans
5 22 (46.81%) Military
5 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
6 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
6 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
7 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
7 19 (40.43%) Degree
7 19 (40.43%) Mathematics
7 19 (40.43%) Aerospace
8 16 (34.04%) Scrum
8 16 (34.04%) OpenGL
8 16 (34.04%) DirectX
8 16 (34.04%) ActiveX
8 16 (34.04%) .NET
8 16 (34.04%) MFC
8 16 (34.04%) GLSL

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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Heroku
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) Ethernet
2 7 (14.89%) FTP
3 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 6 (12.77%) VoIP
4 5 (10.64%) HTTP
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 4 (8.51%) DHCP
5 4 (8.51%) OSPF
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.38%) BGP
6 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) MPLS
7 2 (4.26%) BGP-4
7 2 (4.26%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) VLAN
7 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 2 (4.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Visual Studio
2 22 (46.81%) Eclipse
2 22 (46.81%) NetBeans
3 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) GitLab
4 3 (6.38%) Gradle
4 3 (6.38%) gulp
4 3 (6.38%) Spock
5 2 (4.26%) Gatling
5 2 (4.26%) Geb
6 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.13%) GDB
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
General
1 22 (46.81%) Military
2 19 (40.43%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) Node.js
2 22 (46.81%) Qt
2 22 (46.81%) Web Services
3 16 (34.04%) .NET
3 16 (34.04%) ActiveX
3 16 (34.04%) DirectX
3 16 (34.04%) MFC
3 16 (34.04%) OpenGL
4 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) Dropwizard
4 3 (6.38%) Ember.js
4 3 (6.38%) Guice
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) HTML5
4 3 (6.38%) OAuth
4 3 (6.38%) OAuth2
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) AS400
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) HPUX
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Solaris
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Mathematics
4 16 (34.04%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) Microservices
7 3 (6.38%) BDD
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (6.38%) OWASP
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) SIEM
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Measurement
9 1 (2.13%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Java
1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (48.94%) C++
3 22 (46.81%) C#
4 16 (34.04%) GLSL
4 16 (34.04%) HLSL
5 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) Korn
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) ES6
7 3 (6.38%) Java 8
7 3 (6.38%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.26%) C
9 1 (2.13%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) CCDE
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE Data Center
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) Ceph
3 1 (2.13%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.26%) QRadar
2 2 (4.26%) Salt
3 1 (2.13%) Grafana
3 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) logstash
3 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) NetApp
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) Altiris
6 2 (4.26%) Brocade
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.13%) New Relic
7 1 (2.13%) Percona
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds