Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 60 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 44 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.74% 2.47% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.67% 11.19% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £394 £200 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.88% -37.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £215 £83 £209
90th Percentile £513 £433 £446
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £23.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% +300.00%
East of England median hourly rate £10.01 £31.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -68.22% -32.26% +257.69%

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 249 286 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.53% 22.10% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 146 161
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £163 £130 £245
90th Percentile £513 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -9.59% -12.83%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.00 £13.23
90th Percentile £52.75 £33.15 £44.04
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.43% -49.39% +27.29%

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 August 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 August 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 +2 20 £225 +12.50% 2
Rickmansworth 0 8 - -
Watford +4 4 £538 +168.75% 2
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £413 +358.49% 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 3 £275 -
Hatfield -1 2 £388 +93.75% 3
Tring - 1 £150 - 1
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) Java
3 21 (47.73%) Node.js
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
6 18 (40.91%) NetBeans
6 18 (40.91%) Military
6 18 (40.91%) C#
6 18 (40.91%) C++
6 18 (40.91%) Visual Studio
6 18 (40.91%) Web Services
6 18 (40.91%) Ethernet
6 18 (40.91%) Eclipse
6 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.91%) Qt
7 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
8 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (34.09%) Aerospace
9 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
9 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
9 15 (34.09%) Degree
9 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
10 13 (29.55%) Scrum
10 13 (29.55%) OpenGL
10 13 (29.55%) DirectX
10 13 (29.55%) ActiveX
10 13 (29.55%) .NET
10 13 (29.55%) MFC
10 13 (29.55%) 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 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.09%) nginx
2 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.82%) Stackdriver
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Heroku
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Ethernet
2 9 (20.45%) SSL
3 8 (18.18%) Firewall
4 7 (15.91%) DNS
5 6 (13.64%) FTP
6 5 (11.36%) HTTP
6 5 (11.36%) VoIP
7 3 (6.82%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.82%) OSPF
7 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) BGP-4
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.55%) DHCP
8 2 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.55%) LAN
8 2 (4.55%) MPLS
8 2 (4.55%) VXLAN
8 2 (4.55%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.91%) Eclipse
2 18 (40.91%) NetBeans
2 18 (40.91%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 4 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.55%) GitLab
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
6 2 (4.55%) gulp
6 2 (4.55%) Spock
7 1 (2.27%) Gatling
7 1 (2.27%) Geb
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 18 (40.91%) Military
2 15 (34.09%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) Node.js
2 18 (40.91%) Qt
2 18 (40.91%) Web Services
3 13 (29.55%) .NET
3 13 (29.55%) ActiveX
3 13 (29.55%) DirectX
3 13 (29.55%) MFC
3 13 (29.55%) OpenGL
4 5 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) OAuth2
5 2 (4.55%) Ratpack
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) AS400
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) CentOS
4 4 (9.09%) HPUX
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
4 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
4 13 (29.55%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Microservices
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.82%) Database Tuning
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.91%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) C++
4 13 (29.55%) GLSL
4 13 (29.55%) HLSL
5 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 8 (18.18%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) Ruby
8 4 (9.09%) Korn
8 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.82%) PHP
9 3 (6.82%) SQL
10 2 (4.55%) ES6
10 2 (4.55%) Java 8
10 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.27%) ANSI C
11 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
1 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) CCDE
2 2 (4.55%) CCIE
2 2 (4.55%) CCIE Data Center
2 2 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Ceph
3 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Ansible
2 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) Salt
3 4 (9.09%) Kibana
3 4 (9.09%) logstash
4 3 (6.82%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.27%) Grafana
6 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) F5
3 5 (11.36%) NetApp
4 4 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) Percona
5 3 (6.82%) New Relic
5 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.82%) Splunk
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.55%) Brocade
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec