Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.62% 0.58% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 3.00% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Southampton median daily rate £388 £138 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +181.82% -50.00% -31.25%
10th Percentile £223 £133 £259
90th Percentile £394 £140 £329
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +23.02% -10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 - £45.00
10th Percentile £19.00 - £37.50
90th Percentile £27.56 - £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +78.00% -42.22% -41.18%

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 99 100 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.80% 19.49% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 72 89
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -1.37%
10th Percentile £138 £253 £223
90th Percentile £545 £488 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 21
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -32.00% +45.63%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.38 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) Multithreading
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) OOD
5 11 (50.00%) Network Security
5 11 (50.00%) OWASP
5 11 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (45.45%) WiX
6 10 (45.45%) WCF
6 10 (45.45%) C++
6 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 10 (45.45%) XML
6 10 (45.45%) .NET
7 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
8 8 (36.36%) CTI
9 6 (27.27%) Symantec
9 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
10 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (18.18%) VMware
11 4 (18.18%) iPad
11 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 11 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (36.36%) CTI
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
1 10 (45.45%) WiX
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (13.64%) IT Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) PC Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Printer Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Server Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Server Support
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) WCF
1 10 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
1 4 (18.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
4 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Multithreading
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) OOD
3 11 (50.00%) OWASP
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Symantec
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Acronis
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix