Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 October 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 49 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.91% 1.97% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 11.24% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Kent median daily rate £375 £358 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +88.16% -57.78%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £129
90th Percentile £388 £538 £313
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57% -2.78%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 49 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.11% 17.55% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 71 56
Kent median daily rate £325 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.26% +14.45% -16.07%
10th Percentile £166 £150 £158
90th Percentile £488 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Kent median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +23.33% -44.45%
10th Percentile £20.00 £22.05 £15.73
90th Percentile £30.00 £88.22 £50.17
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +11.11%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Kent over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Dartford - 2 £188 - 5
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Draytek
4 1 (25.00%) HP