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 27 June 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.47% 1.34% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 4.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £61.69 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -29.16% +100.00%  

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 23 47 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 14.20% 31.54% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
Median daily rate £375 £438 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +157.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 2
Median hourly rate £61.69 £47.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% +6.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (53.85%) WAN
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) LPAR
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) CA
4 3 (23.08%) zOS
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) X.25
4 3 (23.08%) Mainframe

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) X.25
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) SNA
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) LPAR
2 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) zOS
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) CA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec