The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 59 58 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.74% 1.60% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 8.89% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Median daily rate £450 £355 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £368 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £328
% change year-on-year +12.67% +8.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 168 135 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 22.52% 17.95% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Milton Keynes

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) Unix
4 7 (38.89%) Internet
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security
6 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 5 (27.78%) ICMP
6 5 (27.78%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
6 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
7 4 (22.22%) SSL
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) CCNP
7 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 4 (22.22%) Network Design
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (55.56%) Wireless
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 5 (27.78%) ICMP
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
8 2 (11.11%) Network Security
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (5.56%) IPsec
9 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (5.56%) WAAS
9 1 (5.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Unix Developer
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Deskside Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) OOD
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) CCAA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nexpose
1 3 (16.67%) OVSD
2 2 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.56%) AppDNA
3 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) F5
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
3 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) FireEye
4 3 (16.67%) GFI Software
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Rapid7
4 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) TippingPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Wyse