Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 46 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.79% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 4.11% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Somerset median daily rate £233 £300 £733
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -59.07% +109.43%
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% - +4.17%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.66% 15.94% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 22
Somerset median daily rate £363 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +25.00% -22.68%
10th Percentile £115 £243 £213
90th Percentile £515 £475 £400
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 6
Somerset median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -42.48% +91.25%
10th Percentile £19.80 £15.63 £24.05
90th Percentile £48.88 £42.50 £39.25
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 4 £233 - 1
TCP/IP
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) G Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Snow
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos