Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 49 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +29
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.33% 1.58% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 8.33% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Somerset median daily rate £225 £200 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -36.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £178 £148 £263
90th Percentile £354 £328 £338
South West median daily rate £300 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £31.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.91% -
South West median hourly rate £19.25 £33.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -42.11% -21.76% +214.81%

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 57 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.64% 18.92% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 34
Somerset median daily rate £300 £370 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.92% +15.09% -4.74%
10th Percentile £181 £160 £250
90th Percentile £491 £485 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 14
Somerset median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.01% +66.67% +41.19%
10th Percentile £16.90 £26.99 £15.88
90th Percentile £50.60 £52.50 £42.13
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% +14.29% +73.40%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Somerset over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 July 2018. 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 5 £225 +20.00% 3
Taunton +1 1 £445 +18.67%
TCP/IP
South West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Somerset region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (33.33%) SCSM
6 1 (16.67%) Ansible
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) eduroam
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 2 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Snow
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos