The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 35 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.40% 1.91% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 17.50% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £205 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.92% -51.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £337
% change year-on-year +12.67% +5.34%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 40 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.80% 10.93% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 30
Median daily rate £313 £301 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% -29.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Northamptonshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kettering - 3 £375 -
Northampton -6 1 £525 +156.09% 1
TCP/IP
East Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) PaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 4 (44.44%) CoreOS
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) IaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) IaaS
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) ICMP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) CoreOS
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Kanban
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) OVSD
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto