Period
to 20 July 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 20 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 41 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.39% 1.85% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.39% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Southampton median daily rate £377 £356 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% -9.81% +31.67%
10th Percentile £364 £183 £145
90th Percentile £391 £572 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £419 £439 £330
% change year-on-year -4.56% +32.95% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Southampton median hourly rate £13.95 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £12.23 £19.25 £14.88
90th Percentile £15.68 £27.93 £16.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.95 £24.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -41.88% -35.14% +9.63%

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 56 79 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.13% 16.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 61 96
Southampton median daily rate £363 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £138 £200 £295
90th Percentile £488 £550 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £404 £375
% change year-on-year +2.23% +7.60% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -33.33%
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.50% -46.67% +11.11%

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 20 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 Southampton region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
1 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) NDS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Intel
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) NetIQ