Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 21 July 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.80% 0.20% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 1.25% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Suffolk median daily rate £208 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £188 £250 £190
90th Percentile £233 £250 £340
East of England median daily rate £500 £348 £295
% change year-on-year +43.88% +17.80% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £46.50 £11.74
% change year-on-year -32.26% +296.08% -39.79%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 80 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 10.07% 16.13% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 20
Suffolk median daily rate £255 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.66% +20.83% -14.89%
10th Percentile £196 £180 £222
90th Percentile £495 £588 £504
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Suffolk median hourly rate £21.75 £13.86 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.93% -50.05% +91.38%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.79 £21.25
90th Percentile £31.53 £14.93 £36.25
East of England median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -46.93% +55.44% -3.50%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Suffolk

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +11 2 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £190 -
Stowmarket - 1 £225 -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Project 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%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper