The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 16 18 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.79% 1.96% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.73% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 37 12 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 22.84% 11.76% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £290 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -4.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +34.92%  
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Portsmouth

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (58.33%) WAN
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) CA
5 3 (25.00%) zOS
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) X.25
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) LPAR
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) X.25
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (16.67%) SNA
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) LPAR
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) zOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP