Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 34 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.34% 3.71% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 18.04% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £358 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £197 £212
90th Percentile £566 £419 £550
East of England median daily rate £369 £463 £348
% change year-on-year -20.27% +33.09% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.50 £23.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.58% +90.00% -15.82%
East of England median hourly rate £10.01 £17.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -42.80% -53.95% +146.35%

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 254 255 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.46% 20.58% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 138 119
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -13.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £157 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £378 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +0.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.00 £47.90 £39.85
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% -34.67% +53.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Rickmansworth +3 9 - -
Stevenage -8 9 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City -7 6 £275 -17.91% 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £413 -
Watford -8 2 £538 +168.75% 3
Hatfield -14 2 £425 +47.83% 11
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
4 12 (35.29%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) SSL
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (29.41%) Python
5 10 (29.41%) Node.js
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 8 (23.53%) C#
7 8 (23.53%) C++
7 8 (23.53%) Web Services
7 8 (23.53%) SLA
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) VoIP
7 8 (23.53%) DNS
7 8 (23.53%) Puppet
7 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
8 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Qt
8 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
8 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) Eclipse

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 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.76%) nginx
3 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (8.82%) Stackdriver
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Heroku
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
1 12 (35.29%) SSL
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) VoIP
3 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
4 6 (17.65%) HTTP
5 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) IPv4
7 1 (2.94%) IPv6
7 1 (2.94%) MPLS
7 1 (2.94%) RTCP
7 1 (2.94%) RTP
7 1 (2.94%) SNMP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
3 7 (20.59%) NetBeans
4 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) GitLab
5 2 (5.88%) Gradle
5 2 (5.88%) gulp
5 2 (5.88%) Spock
6 1 (2.94%) Gatling
6 1 (2.94%) Geb
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) MSI
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (20.59%) Military
2 6 (17.65%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Node.js
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) Qt
4 6 (17.65%) ActiveX
4 6 (17.65%) DirectX
4 6 (17.65%) MFC
4 6 (17.65%) OpenGL
5 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (8.82%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) Dropwizard
7 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.88%) Guice
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (5.88%) OAuth
7 2 (5.88%) OAuth2
7 2 (5.88%) Ratpack
7 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) AS400
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) STB
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) CentOS
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
5 5 (14.71%) Human Resource Management
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.76%) High Availability
6 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) GLSL
5 6 (17.65%) HLSL
5 6 (17.65%) Ruby
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 2 (5.88%) ES6
8 2 (5.88%) Java 8
8 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.94%) C
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Kibana
2 4 (11.76%) logstash
2 4 (11.76%) Salt
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
3 3 (8.82%) HAProxy
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
5 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) Percona
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) New Relic
3 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Sun