Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 October 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 40 63
Rank change year-on-year -33 +23 -21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.46% 3.66% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 17.36% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 11
Reading median daily rate £425 £344 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% +10.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £348 £288 £250
90th Percentile £479 £538 £400
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £368 £363
% change year-on-year +29.25% +1.38% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £39.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.76% +8.60% +127.57%
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £23.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.72% +55.83% -14.29%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 278 265 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.37% 21.08% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 134 170
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £190 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 14
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.61 £12.15
90th Percentile £41.75 £47.50 £44.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% -6.90% -39.58%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Reading

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Reading

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Reading over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Reading

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) WLAN
6 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (28.57%) Network Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) MPLS
8 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) OSPF
9 3 (14.29%) BCP

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) NuGet
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) WLAN
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) DECT
7 2 (9.52%) FTP
7 2 (9.52%) HTTP
7 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
7 2 (9.52%) NetScreen
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) SNMP
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) IT Support
2 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) BBC
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) BCP
4 3 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.52%) Microservices
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) CQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) CCDA
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCVP
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opsview
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Lotus
3 2 (9.52%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat