Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 +23
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 40 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.19% 2.38% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.60% 9.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 39
Reading median daily rate £325 £263 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -32.26% +6.90%
10th Percentile £288 £233 £208
90th Percentile £538 £365 £440
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Reading median hourly rate £41.50 £55.65 £29.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.43% +88.29% +68.89%
10th Percentile £12.90 £55.65 £10.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £87.01
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £35.33 £21.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% +64.30% +72.00%

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 241 367 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.23% 24.97% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 202
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £517
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%

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 19 November 2017.

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

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 22 (55.00%) DNS
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (42.50%) Linux
4 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco
6 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
6 11 (27.50%) Unix
7 10 (25.00%) Web Services
7 10 (25.00%) Perl
7 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
8 9 (22.50%) IIS
8 9 (22.50%) Python
8 9 (22.50%) Juniper
8 9 (22.50%) Firewall
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (20.00%) VPN
10 7 (17.50%) WAN
10 7 (17.50%) DHCP
10 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 7 (17.50%) Solaris
10 7 (17.50%) Sun
10 7 (17.50%) Xen

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 9 (22.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) Firewall
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) DHCP
4 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 6 (15.00%) Network Security
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.50%) FTP
6 5 (12.50%) IPsec
6 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 4 (10.00%) BGP
7 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (10.00%) MPLS
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
8 3 (7.50%) SSL
9 2 (5.00%) HTTP
9 2 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JMeter
1 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) C Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support
6 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) FMCG
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) Unix
4 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.50%) Solaris
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.00%) Debian
9 2 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
2 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.00%) Change Control
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (25.00%) Perl
2 9 (22.50%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) C-shell
6 3 (7.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (7.50%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (7.50%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (5.00%) MCDST
7 2 (5.00%) MCITP
7 2 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (5.00%) MCSA
7 2 (5.00%) RHCE
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Xen
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Ansible
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 7 (17.50%) Sun
5 4 (10.00%) AppDynamics
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.50%) Arista
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Talend
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (2.50%) Vyatta