The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 28 March 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)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.83% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £337
% change year-on-year +13.15% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.61%  

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 Luton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 18 14 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.98% 8.19% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Luton

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Luton

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Luton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Luton

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Luton

TCP/IP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware