Period
to 15 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 51 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.40% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 6.85% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Somerset median daily rate £500 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.05% -22.50% -
10th Percentile £475 £169 £275
90th Percentile £525 £276 £325
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £31.50 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% -5.06%

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 66 73 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.31% 14.09% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 27
Somerset median daily rate £388 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +3.85% +25.00%
10th Percentile £188 £115 £244
90th Percentile £525 £515 £500
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Somerset median hourly rate £43.25 £31.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.30% +43.18% -42.48%
10th Percentile £25.48 £20.60 £15.63
90th Percentile £46.48 £50.00 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +31.78% +7.50% -23.57%

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 15 November 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 1 £500 +115.05% 1
Taunton - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware