Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 80 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.09% 0.42% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 2.83% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Oxford median daily rate £450 £231 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.59% +77.88% -1.89%
10th Percentile £313 £166 £117
90th Percentile £494 £302 £137
Oxfordshire median daily rate £305 £205 £130
% change year-on-year +48.78% +57.69% -60.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxford median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -31.43%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +900.00% +20.83% -28.36%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 106 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.71% 14.93% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 80 74
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £170 £213 £139
90th Percentile £525 £570 £463
Oxfordshire median daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -0.31% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Oxford median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.00 £36.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% -10.11% +30.88%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Oxford

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Nagios
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) SCOM
5 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) Avaya
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
6 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
6 3 (37.50%) Web Filtering
6 3 (37.50%) Service Design
7 2 (25.00%) Security Operations

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
7 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (25.00%) FTP
7 2 (25.00%) OSPF
7 2 (25.00%) PBX
7 2 (25.00%) Symposium
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 1 (12.50%) IPsec
8 1 (12.50%) LAN
8 1 (12.50%) VoIP
8 1 (12.50%) VRRP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PBX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Service Design
3 3 (37.50%) Web Filtering
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Qualys