The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 54 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.56% 3.38% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 17.99% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 31
Median daily rate £389 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +16.53% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +190.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 141 239 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.58% 18.80% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 148 151
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.90 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Surrey

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Surrey

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Surrey

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +22 3 £353 -21.66%
Staines - 3 £475 -
Guildford -5 2 £503 +25.62% 2
Woking -10 2 - - 2
Camberley +6 1 £425 -
Epsom -1 1 £325 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Weybridge - 1 £250 - 3
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (37.21%) Firewall
5 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (27.91%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) VPN
6 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
7 11 (25.58%) Office 365
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) DNS
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (18.60%) DHCP
10 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
11 7 (16.28%) LAN
11 7 (16.28%) HTTP
11 7 (16.28%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) Network Security
12 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
12 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
12 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
12 6 (13.95%) Citrix
12 6 (13.95%) WAN
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
13 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
13 5 (11.63%) Apple
13 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
13 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.65%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) VPN
3 10 (23.26%) DNS
4 8 (18.60%) DHCP
5 7 (16.28%) HTTP
5 7 (16.28%) LAN
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security
6 6 (13.95%) WAN
7 4 (9.30%) Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) NAS
8 3 (6.98%) SSL
8 3 (6.98%) VLAN
8 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.65%) Internet
9 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.65%) SAN
9 2 (4.65%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Law
4 3 (6.98%) Electronics
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.33%) AIX
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Solaris
9 1 (2.33%) ThreadX
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.98%) Migration
2 3 (6.98%) Project Management
2 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Data Security
3 2 (4.65%) DevOps
3 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.33%) ITSM
4 1 (2.33%) OO
4 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (2.33%) Security Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CISM
1 2 (4.65%) CISSP
1 2 (4.65%) MCDST
1 2 (4.65%) MCP
1 2 (4.65%) MCSE
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ACMT
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) XenServer
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
5 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.33%) Snort
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Ansible
3 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) Apple
4 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) F5
5 4 (9.30%) Juniper
5 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.65%) Aruba
7 2 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) TippingPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam