Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 51 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 29 41 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.24% 2.98% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 12.02% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 41
Reading median daily rate £400 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +31.58% -8.91%
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £55.65 £45.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.15% +22.83% +158.89%
10th Percentile £13.70 £20.97 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.10 £55.65 £86.40
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £45.31
% change year-on-year +1.85% -70.20% +158.89%

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 229 341 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.67% 24.75% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 159 278
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £259
90th Percentile £575 £540 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% +46.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £13.90 £18.81 £14.35
90th Percentile £40.20 £57.32 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year +32.08% -61.31% -3.52%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) C++
3 13 (44.83%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) VMware
5 11 (37.93%) Firewall
5 11 (37.93%) IIS
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (34.48%) Multithreading
6 10 (34.48%) JIRA
6 10 (34.48%) TeamCity
6 10 (34.48%) PaaS
6 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (34.48%) SDLC
6 10 (34.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (34.48%) Opsview
6 10 (34.48%) Microservices
6 10 (34.48%) Confluence
6 10 (34.48%) REST
6 10 (34.48%) NuGet
6 10 (34.48%) IaaS
6 10 (34.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (34.48%) Low Latency
6 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
6 10 (34.48%) .NET

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 11 (37.93%) IIS
2 10 (34.48%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (34.48%) IaaS
2 10 (34.48%) NuGet
2 10 (34.48%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) SSH
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) WLAN
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
2 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 10 (34.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (34.48%) TeamCity
2 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) REST
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
4 3 (10.34%) Debian
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Low Latency
1 10 (34.48%) Microservices
1 10 (34.48%) Multithreading
1 10 (34.48%) SDLC
1 10 (34.48%) TDD
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Change Control
3 8 (27.59%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source Development
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) CQL
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO 9001
1 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Opsview
2 3 (10.34%) SELinux
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.45%) Capita
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec
3 1 (3.45%) Veeam
3 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard