The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 54 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.92% 2.16% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 12.61% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
Median daily rate £500 £400 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +158.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.81% -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.43%
TCP/IP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 17.16% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 63
Median daily rate £438 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) SSL
3 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) HTTP
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (55.56%) Open Source
4 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 10 (55.56%) Rackspace
4 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 10 (55.56%) Ansible
4 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Salt
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (50.00%) PHP
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) Subversion
5 9 (50.00%) Ruby
6 8 (44.44%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
7 7 (38.89%) Web Operations
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) S/MIME
9 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (16.67%) MindAlign
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (16.67%) Route 53
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SSL
2 10 (55.56%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) IMAP
3 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (16.67%) S/MIME
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) ELK Stack
2 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (16.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 7 (38.89%) Web Operations
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
1 10 (55.56%) Salt
2 3 (16.67%) collectd
2 3 (16.67%) Kibana
2 3 (16.67%) logstash
2 3 (16.67%) StatsD
2 3 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Rackspace
2 3 (16.67%) Proofpoint
2 3 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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