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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 29
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.41% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £353 £340
% change year-on-year +15.60% +3.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.32% +27.41%  

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 11 35 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 8.40% 14.52% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 8
Median daily rate £350 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

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 (11.11%) CloudStack
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper