Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 April 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 44 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.20% 1.20% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 7.06% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Southampton median daily rate £388 £203 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.36% -36.22% -20.63%
10th Percentile £381 £180 £141
90th Percentile £394 £505 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -14.29% +3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Southampton median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -52.73% -
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.20 £21.29
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.20 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £18.26 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% -33.60% -31.25%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 85 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.39% 17.03% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 64 98
Southampton median daily rate £363 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +10.73% -4.30%
10th Percentile £257 £211 £224
90th Percentile £467 £488 £484
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -48.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £15.73 £13.00 £24.78
90th Percentile £28.29 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -46.67% +12.78%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Southampton

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Southampton

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) CTI
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) WiX
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) CTI
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) PC Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Printer Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec