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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 40 56
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.10% 2.40% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 17.91% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Median daily rate £463 £193 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.25% -38.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £311 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 86 67 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 15.75% 13.40% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 71
Median daily rate £450 £240 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £348 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £21.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Oxford -6 5 £450 +181.25%
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
1 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP

TCP/IP
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
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%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
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%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 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
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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds