Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 17 December 2017 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 > Slough
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.34% 5.37% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 19.75% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Slough median daily rate £308 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.17% +9.85% +10.00%
10th Percentile £278 £265 £204
90th Percentile £574 £369 £443
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Slough median hourly rate - - £21.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.33 £22.00
% change year-on-year -61.78% +60.57% +56.31%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 65 81 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 23.13% 27.18% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 94
Slough median daily rate £318 £344 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.64% -0.36% -
10th Percentile £192 £182 £216
90th Percentile £478 £450 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Slough median hourly rate - - £22.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £19.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -31.21% -28.64% +54.93%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Slough

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Slough

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Slough over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Slough

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (46.67%) Office 365
5 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Apple
6 6 (40.00%) Symantec
6 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (40.00%) XenApp
6 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (40.00%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) Polycom
7 5 (33.33%) MobileIron

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
6 2 (13.33%) SMTP
6 2 (13.33%) SSH
6 2 (13.33%) Telnet
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 3 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCENT
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) CCA
5 1 (6.67%) CCAA
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (40.00%) XenApp
3 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
3 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Apple
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Symantec
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 5 (33.33%) MobileIron
4 5 (33.33%) Polycom
5 4 (26.67%) Canon
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 1 (6.67%) Avaya
8 1 (6.67%) CommVault
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper