Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 52 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.25% 1.58% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.06% 8.59% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.94% +5.00%
10th Percentile £178 £103 £222
90th Percentile £500 £475 £368
East of England median daily rate £416 £500 £403
% change year-on-year -16.75% +24.22% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -64.74% +332.89%
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £35.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year -56.64% -2.72% +194.00%

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 288 291 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.99% 18.41% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 134 165
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £177 £149 £232
90th Percentile £500 £550 £537
East of England median daily rate £400 £369 £360
% change year-on-year +8.47% +2.43% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £37.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -54.96% +73.34%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £13.38
90th Percentile £48.10 £32.25 £44.53
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% -22.22% +22.03%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +8 26 £225 -1.10% 2
Rickmansworth -8 6 - -
Waltham Cross - 4 £300 - 3
Hatfield +8 3 £525 -4.55% 8
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £450 -
Watford - 3 £538 - 2
Tring - 2 £150 -
Baldock - 1 £400 -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Linux
3 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (48.08%) C++
4 25 (48.08%) Visual Studio
5 24 (46.15%) Ethernet
6 23 (44.23%) Web Services
7 22 (42.31%) Java
7 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
8 21 (40.38%) C#
8 21 (40.38%) Eclipse
8 21 (40.38%) NetBeans
8 21 (40.38%) Military
8 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
8 21 (40.38%) Qt
8 21 (40.38%) Node.js
9 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
10 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (34.62%) Aerospace
11 18 (34.62%) Degree
11 18 (34.62%) Mathematics
12 17 (32.69%) GLSL
12 17 (32.69%) HLSL
12 17 (32.69%) Scrum
12 17 (32.69%) ActiveX
12 17 (32.69%) .NET
12 17 (32.69%) MFC
12 17 (32.69%) OpenGL

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 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Ethernet
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
3 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) VoIP
4 6 (11.54%) VLAN
5 5 (9.62%) FTP
5 5 (9.62%) HTTP
5 5 (9.62%) OSPF
5 5 (9.62%) VPN
6 4 (7.69%) BGP
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (7.69%) IGMP
6 4 (7.69%) Internet
6 4 (7.69%) PBX
6 4 (7.69%) RTCP
6 4 (7.69%) RTP
6 4 (7.69%) SNMP
6 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.77%) MPLS
7 3 (5.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Visual Studio
2 21 (40.38%) Eclipse
2 21 (40.38%) NetBeans
3 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) GDB
4 4 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.69%) Valgrind
5 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) Gatling
6 1 (1.92%) Geb
6 1 (1.92%) GitLab
6 1 (1.92%) Gradle
6 1 (1.92%) gulp
6 1 (1.92%) Spock
General
1 21 (40.38%) Military
2 18 (34.62%) Aerospace
3 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (11.54%) Analyst
1 6 (11.54%) Developer
2 4 (7.69%) C Developer
2 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
2 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
2 4 (7.69%) VoIP Developer
3 3 (5.77%) Administrator
3 3 (5.77%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Architect
4 2 (3.85%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) AWS Specialist
4 2 (3.85%) IT Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) IT Support
4 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
4 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Web Services
2 21 (40.38%) Node.js
2 21 (40.38%) Qt
3 17 (32.69%) .NET
3 17 (32.69%) ActiveX
3 17 (32.69%) DirectX
3 17 (32.69%) MFC
3 17 (32.69%) OpenGL
4 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 4 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) YAML
6 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.92%) Guice
6 1 (1.92%) OAuth
6 1 (1.92%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.92%) Ratpack
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) AS400
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.92%) e-Health
4 1 (1.92%) LIMS
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) PACS
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.69%) HPUX
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Solaris
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Debian
6 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
2 18 (34.62%) Mathematics
3 17 (32.69%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Information Security
7 2 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) SIEM
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C++
2 22 (42.31%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 21 (40.38%) C#
4 17 (32.69%) GLSL
4 17 (32.69%) HLSL
5 10 (19.23%) Perl
5 10 (19.23%) Python
6 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.62%) C
8 4 (7.69%) Korn
8 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) VBScript
10 1 (1.92%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.92%) ES6
10 1 (1.92%) Java 8
10 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCDE
5 2 (3.85%) CCIE
5 2 (3.85%) CCIE Data Center
5 2 (3.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.69%) KVM
1 4 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (1.92%) Ceph
3 1 (1.92%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) QRadar
1 2 (3.85%) Salt
1 2 (3.85%) Terraform
2 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.92%) Grafana
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.92%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper
3 5 (9.62%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) Altiris
4 2 (3.85%) Brocade
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) F5
4 2 (3.85%) Perforce
4 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk