Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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 > Slough
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 24 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.02% 4.73% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.37% 21.54% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Slough median daily rate £475 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -14.48% +9.85%
10th Percentile £294 £281 £324
90th Percentile £550 £568 £374
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +31.94% -0.69% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -40.91% +69.23% +9.86%

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 91 65 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.61% 21.96% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 57
Slough median daily rate £363 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%
10th Percentile £135 £221 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% -43.14%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) SSH
3 15 (62.50%) Web Development
3 15 (62.50%) Data Protection
3 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 15 (62.50%) Open Source
3 15 (62.50%) Network Architecture
3 15 (62.50%) Apache Hive
3 15 (62.50%) Big Data
3 15 (62.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 15 (62.50%) Data Analytics
3 15 (62.50%) Analytics
3 15 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (62.50%) Apache Spark
3 15 (62.50%) Spark Streaming
3 15 (62.50%) Flink
3 15 (62.50%) Data Ingestion
3 15 (62.50%) Python
3 15 (62.50%) ETL
3 15 (62.50%) Legal
3 15 (62.50%) Internet
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi

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 15 (62.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) SSH
3 15 (62.50%) Internet
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (4.17%) 802.11
8 1 (4.17%) BGP
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.17%) DAB
8 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) OSPF
8 1 (4.17%) SSL
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Apache Hive
1 15 (62.50%) Big Data
1 15 (62.50%) Flink
1 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (62.50%) Legal
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analytics Developer
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Big Data Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Analytics
1 15 (62.50%) Big Data Analytics
1 15 (62.50%) Data Analytics
1 15 (62.50%) Data Ingestion
1 15 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 15 (62.50%) ETL
1 15 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
1 15 (62.50%) Network Architecture
1 15 (62.50%) Open Source
1 15 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Deep Learning
2 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNP
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (16.67%) Crossbeam
2 4 (16.67%) Dell
2 4 (16.67%) F5
2 4 (16.67%) NetApp
2 4 (16.67%) Sun
3 3 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Canon
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.17%) Polycom
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam