Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 38 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.58% 1.94% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.91% 11.11% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 26
Reading median daily rate £498 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.38% -20.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £400 £310 £291
90th Percentile £538 £400 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.14% +22.83%
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £34.58
% change year-on-year +233.33% -60.95% -23.68%

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 319 216 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.64% 17.43% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 128 150
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £259 £231 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.84% -65.45% +26.44%
10th Percentile £41.75 £15.89 £14.81
90th Percentile £49.90 £43.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00% -53.85%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019, 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 18 (47.37%) VPN
2 15 (39.47%) DNS
2 15 (39.47%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) Internet
3 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
4 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (28.95%) Firewall
5 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
7 9 (23.68%) Replication
7 9 (23.68%) LAN
7 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) SaaS
7 9 (23.68%) Office 365
8 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Software Licensing
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Licensing
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 7 (18.42%) SMPP
9 7 (18.42%) SAN
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) Java

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 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 9 (23.68%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) VPN
2 15 (39.47%) DNS
3 14 (36.84%) Internet
4 12 (31.58%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (28.95%) Firewall
6 9 (23.68%) LAN
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 7 (18.42%) NAS
7 7 (18.42%) SAN
7 7 (18.42%) SMPP
8 5 (13.16%) Network Security
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
9 4 (10.53%) MPLS
10 3 (7.89%) BGP
10 3 (7.89%) FTP
10 3 (7.89%) HTTP
10 3 (7.89%) OSPF
10 3 (7.89%) SSL
10 3 (7.89%) WLAN
11 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) Kafka
3 3 (7.89%) JMS
4 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
4 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.63%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Replication
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
3 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
6 2 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (2.63%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.63%) EMV
7 1 (2.63%) EPoS
7 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (2.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 8 (21.05%) Software Licensing
4 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Microservices
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) BCP
8 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.89%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) C
3 4 (10.53%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.26%) PMP
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) CCIP
7 1 (2.63%) CCVP
7 1 (2.63%) CISM
7 1 (2.63%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.63%) GIAC
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Grafana
1 2 (5.26%) Graphite
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.26%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) FireEye
4 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.26%) IronPort
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee
4 2 (5.26%) Nortel
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.26%) Qualys
4 2 (5.26%) Zscaler
5 1 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Huawei
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) VMware