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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 32 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.19% 2.17% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 7.79% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £200 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.75 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.39% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.18% +19.61%  

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 48 77 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 19.05% 27.80% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 44
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.80% +14.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Southampton

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop

TCP/IP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) SNA
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec