Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 50 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +28
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 44 45 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.49% 3.19% 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.11% 12.00% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 44
Reading median daily rate £360 £475 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.21% +22.74% -0.13%
10th Percentile £301 £165 £175
90th Percentile £400 £625 £440
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68% +10.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £45.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.14% +22.83% +158.89%
10th Percentile £41.10 £55.65 £16.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £180.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £55.65 £41.61
% change year-on-year -50.58% +33.74% +186.97%

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 243 375 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 26.60% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 157 233
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £226
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 31
Reading median hourly rate £25.33 £41.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.60% +37.50% +71.43%
10th Percentile £15.28 £13.13 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.98 £55.65 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £20.56 £39.00
% change year-on-year -34.35% -47.28% +119.72%

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 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
4 19 (43.18%) DNS
4 19 (43.18%) VMware
5 18 (40.91%) Firewall
6 17 (38.64%) IIS
7 13 (29.55%) Change Control
7 13 (29.55%) SDLC
8 12 (27.27%) Microservices
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (27.27%) Oracle
9 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.00%) JIRA
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) TeamCity
10 10 (22.73%) Multithreading
10 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (22.73%) PaaS
10 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
10 10 (22.73%) Confluence
10 10 (22.73%) REST
10 10 (22.73%) NuGet
10 10 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (22.73%) IaaS
10 10 (22.73%) Low Latency
10 10 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (22.73%) Opsview
10 10 (22.73%) CQL

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 17 (38.64%) IIS
2 10 (22.73%) Confluence
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.73%) IaaS
2 10 (22.73%) PaaS
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) DNS
2 18 (40.91%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) VPN
4 6 (13.64%) Network Security
4 6 (13.64%) WAN
5 5 (11.36%) FTP
5 5 (11.36%) IPsec
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.09%) DHCP
6 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) MPLS
7 3 (6.82%) BGP
7 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.82%) SSL
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) NAS
8 2 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.55%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.55%) MySQL
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
2 10 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) Maven
2 10 (22.73%) NuGet
2 10 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (22.73%) TeamCity
2 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) JMeter
3 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Administrator
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Server Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) C Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
1 10 (22.73%) REST
1 10 (22.73%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) .NET Core
3 6 (13.64%) JSON
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.55%) LDAP
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Derivative
4 2 (4.55%) FMCG
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Unix
4 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Solaris
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) Debian
8 2 (4.55%) SUSE
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Change Control
1 13 (29.55%) SDLC
2 12 (27.27%) Microservices
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) Low Latency
4 10 (22.73%) Multithreading
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
8 5 (11.36%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (11.36%) DevOps
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
11 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
1 10 (22.73%) C#
1 10 (22.73%) C++
1 10 (22.73%) CQL
1 10 (22.73%) Java
1 10 (22.73%) Perl
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) Ruby
4 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) C-shell
6 3 (6.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) MCDST
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO 9001
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Xen
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Opsview
2 6 (13.64%) Ansible
2 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
4 8 (18.18%) Juniper
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) Sun
6 4 (9.09%) AppDynamics
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.27%) Arista
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Talend
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) Vyatta