Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 71 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 31 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.95% 1.72% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 8.36% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £158 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.61% -1.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £83 £215 £204
90th Percentile £388 £333 £374
East of England median daily rate £488 £403 £363
% change year-on-year +21.12% +11.03% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £37.31 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.14% +292.76% -27.73%
10th Percentile £14.00 £32.43 £8.05
90th Percentile £32.25 £42.84 £12.20
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £33.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year -5.97% +185.11% -48.63%

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 317 287 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.97% 20.57% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 157 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% - +4.53%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £253
90th Percentile £530 £525 £548
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 -12 7 £228 +16.67%
Rickmansworth - 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead +6 3 £90 -
Hertford - 3 £85 -
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 7 (22.58%) SLA
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) AS400
5 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.13%) Network Security
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 5 (16.13%) Unix
6 5 (16.13%) Broadband
6 5 (16.13%) ISDN
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) Network Management
6 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.90%) C
7 4 (12.90%) French Language
7 4 (12.90%) German 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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) LAN
1 9 (29.03%) VPN
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) Broadband
4 5 (16.13%) DHCP
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) ISDN
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.45%) HTTP
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) SMTP
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) NetBeans
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.90%) French Language
1 4 (12.90%) German Language
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Military
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Network Support
3 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) Qt
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) AS400
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) CoreOS
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Network Management
1 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Network Design
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) E-business
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Design
5 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) HNC
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) RHCE
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) LXC
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Mesos
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat