Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 66 39
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 +30
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 46 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.35% 2.04% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.65% 11.90% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £195
90th Percentile £434 £548 £419
East of England median daily rate £340 £363 £405
% change year-on-year -6.21% -10.49% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -58.73% +152.00%
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £10.76 £24.50
% change year-on-year +48.77% -56.10% -35.53%

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 314 252 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.89% 17.13% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 110 139
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £347 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.04% -7.47% -11.76%
10th Percentile £295 £175 £160
90th Percentile £575 £539 £555
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £13.92 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.29% -55.81% +110.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.45 £11.13
90th Percentile £66.81 £36.75 £50.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £30.56
% change year-on-year +2.86% -42.73% -18.52%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +6 23 - - 1
Rickmansworth +4 8 - -
Hatfield +8 5 £375 -31.82%
Waltham Cross - 2 £300 -
Watford - 1 £500 -
Baldock - 1 £400 -
Borehamwood - 1 £300 -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 23 (50.00%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 23 (50.00%) Web Services
4 22 (47.83%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (47.83%) Linux
4 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 21 (45.65%) Degree
5 21 (45.65%) Mathematics
5 21 (45.65%) Aerospace
5 21 (45.65%) NetBeans
5 21 (45.65%) Military
5 21 (45.65%) Eclipse
5 21 (45.65%) C#
5 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
5 21 (45.65%) Qt
5 21 (45.65%) Node.js
6 19 (41.30%) GLSL
6 19 (41.30%) HLSL
6 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
6 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
6 19 (41.30%) .NET
6 19 (41.30%) MFC
6 19 (41.30%) ActiveX
6 19 (41.30%) OpenGL
6 19 (41.30%) DirectX
6 19 (41.30%) Scrum

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 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) HTTP
4 3 (6.52%) LTE
5 2 (4.35%) Anycast
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.35%) IGMP
5 2 (4.35%) IGRP
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) Multicast
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) RIP
5 2 (4.35%) RTCP
5 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 2 (4.35%) VLAN
5 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 21 (45.65%) Eclipse
2 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 21 (45.65%) NetBeans
3 5 (10.87%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) GDB
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.17%) Gatling
5 1 (2.17%) Geb
5 1 (2.17%) GitLab
5 1 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (2.17%) gulp
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Spock
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (45.65%) Aerospace
1 21 (45.65%) Military
2 4 (8.70%) Law
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Deskside Support
1 7 (15.22%) Desktop Support
2 5 (10.87%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) SIEM Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Splunk Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) C Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP Developer
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) Web Services
2 21 (45.65%) Node.js
2 21 (45.65%) Qt
3 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 19 (41.30%) ActiveX
3 19 (41.30%) DirectX
3 19 (41.30%) MFC
3 19 (41.30%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.35%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) YAML
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.17%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.17%) Kafka
5 1 (2.17%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.17%) Ratpack
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.17%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) PKI
1 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) AS400
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.17%) e-Health
2 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.17%) LIMS
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) PACS
2 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 21 (45.65%) Mathematics
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) Scrum
4 6 (13.04%) Information Security
5 5 (10.87%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.70%) Data Security
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) Threat Management
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
8 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (4.35%) OO
8 2 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C++
2 22 (47.83%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 19 (41.30%) GLSL
4 19 (41.30%) HLSL
5 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) Java 8
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Degree
2 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
2 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) KVM
3 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (2.17%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CASB
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) Terraform
3 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Splunk
3 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.17%) Brocade
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) VMware