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 3 months to 26 June 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.48% 1.84% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 10.53% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £510 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +14.23% +0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 38 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 20.79% 17.51% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 26
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £13.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Southampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) DRM
4 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source

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 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) DRM
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Grafana
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) logstash
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec