Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 45 61
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 31 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.96% 3.46% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.48% 18.49% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 11
Reading median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -22.48%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £165
90th Percentile £538 £400 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +31.94% -0.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -25.43% +85.50%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £35.33
% change year-on-year +62.96% -61.78% +60.57%

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 327 238 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.72% 18.70% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 127 160
Reading median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.63%
10th Percentile £197 £256 £227
90th Percentile £538 £550 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £18.11 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.55% -50.73% +104.17%
10th Percentile £20.00 £12.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.40 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £20.81
% change year-on-year +44.44% -35.14% -24.32%

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 11 December 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

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 13 (41.94%) LAN
1 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 7 (22.58%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 7 (22.58%) WLAN
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
6 7 (22.58%) SMPP
6 7 (22.58%) Kafka
6 7 (22.58%) DevOps
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
7 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Network Security
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 5 (16.13%) CCNP
8 5 (16.13%) FTP
8 5 (16.13%) HTTP

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 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) LAN
1 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 7 (22.58%) SMPP
2 7 (22.58%) VoIP
2 7 (22.58%) WLAN
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) FTP
4 5 (16.13%) HTTP
4 5 (16.13%) MPLS
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
4 5 (16.13%) SSL
5 4 (12.90%) BGP
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 3 (9.68%) NetScreen
6 3 (9.68%) PBX
6 3 (9.68%) SMTP
6 3 (9.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
2 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Junior IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Kafka
2 3 (9.68%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) BBC
5 1 (3.23%) CCTV
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) VHDL
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) BCP
5 5 (16.13%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (12.90%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Use Case
8 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) C
2 4 (12.90%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CCDA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCVP
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.23%) PMP
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Grafana
1 2 (6.45%) Graphite
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Kibana
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Avaya
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
3 3 (9.68%) Nortel
4 2 (6.45%) Lotus
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Huawei
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat