Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 107 93
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.39% 0.40% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 3.14% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £305 £260 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% +100.00% -60.46%
10th Percentile £155 £172 £117
90th Percentile £492 £307 £137
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +900.00% +20.83% -28.36%
10th Percentile £130.00 £13.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £160.00 £15.40 £32.15
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.63
% change year-on-year +33.33% -30.64% +23.57%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 214 159 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.48% 12.60% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 110 145
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £250 £156
90th Percentile £525 £552 £450
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £14.12 £13.78 £13.45
90th Percentile £71.63 £38.83 £39.00
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Oxfordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 8 £450 +94.59% 1
Abingdon +4 4 £160 -38.46%
Kidlington - 1 £488 -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 13 (76.47%) VPN
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Network Security
3 9 (52.94%) SolarWinds
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) Juniper
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) Nagios
7 5 (29.41%) Avaya
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) SCOM
7 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (23.53%) Web Filtering

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
1 13 (76.47%) VPN
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) Network Security
4 7 (41.18%) BGP
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (35.29%) MPLS
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) FTP
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) PBX
6 4 (23.53%) Symposium
7 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.76%) MRTG
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.88%) HSRP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Billing
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PBX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
3 4 (23.53%) Web Filtering
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (17.65%) Service Design
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) OSSEC
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) SolarWinds
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) Avaya
5 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
6 2 (11.76%) Huawei
6 2 (11.76%) Qualys
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) VMware