The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 33 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.80% 2.50% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 16.22% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £178 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +153.52% -43.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.18% +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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 37 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.83% 15.42% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 34
Median daily rate £450 £238 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.47% -39.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £132 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.85 £24.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.38% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Oxford

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Oxford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Service Design
5 1 (16.67%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds