Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 27 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.83% 2.48% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 11.31% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 38
Reading median daily rate £425 £525 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +38.16% -10.59%
10th Percentile £405 £344 £254
90th Percentile £545 £616 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £525 £375
% change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £13.63 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.76% -21.01% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.44 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.10 £43.27 £46.31
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +14.81% -43.75% +37.14%

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 275 274 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.66% 21.94% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 260
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £560 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.25% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.90 £10.65
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.76 £52.96
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +61.54% -27.78% -48.57%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 10 (37.04%) Proactive Monitoring
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) DNS
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) C++
8 5 (18.52%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (14.81%) DevOps
9 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) Python
9 4 (14.81%) WLAN
9 4 (14.81%) VPN
9 4 (14.81%) CentOS
9 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) Debian
10 3 (11.11%) SSH
10 3 (11.11%) TDD
10 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) NuGet
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) WLAN
4 3 (11.11%) BGP
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) OSPF
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) SSH
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) WAAS
5 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) NetScreen
5 2 (7.41%) SNMP
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
1 2 (7.41%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) BBC
3 1 (3.70%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) Debian
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source Development
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
4 2 (7.41%) Microservices
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C++
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) CQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CCDA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCVP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) SELinux
2 2 (7.41%) Opsview
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) Kibana
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Capita
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Huawei
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard