Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 65 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.11% 1.30% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 9.71% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
Kent median daily rate £190 £200 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -59.49% +41.07%
10th Percentile £145 £130 £366
90th Percentile £391 £488 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £355 £360
% change year-on-year +19.72% -1.39% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £37.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -47.30% +102.74% +22.98%

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 103 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 13.70% 13.39% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 78 49
Kent median daily rate £375 £328 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -22.94% +16.44%
10th Percentile £150 £172 £179
90th Percentile £538 £750 £543
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Kent median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +128.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £19.72 £24.46 £10.45
90th Percentile £77.49 £54.20 £37.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%

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 23 July 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Eikon
4 1 (16.67%) FactSet
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (16.67%) FactSet
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds