The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.42% 2.27% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 30.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £325 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £332
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.15% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 20 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 19.34% 7.58% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 15
Median daily rate £225 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.76% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% -56.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Somerset

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Somerset

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Somerset

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 - - 3
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Lua
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
3 2 (28.57%) BusyBox
4 1 (14.29%) WorldPay
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) VeriFone
4 1 (14.29%) Fredhopper
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Magento
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) ATG
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Fredhopper
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
1 4 (57.14%) Lua
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) BusyBox
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ATG
1 1 (14.29%) BEA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) VeriFone
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) WorldPay