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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 2.58% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 12.88% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Median daily rate £264 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% -24.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £26.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.76% +116.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.92%
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
140 163 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.11% 20.05% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 45
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.15% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £16.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Lotus
7 4 (22.22%) Sophos
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) IBM Domino
8 3 (16.67%) SSL
8 3 (16.67%) BGP

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 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) IBM Domino
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) L2TP
5 2 (11.11%) Modbus
5 2 (11.11%) PPP
5 2 (11.11%) PSTN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
1 2 (11.11%) Front Office
1 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Deskside Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Deskside Support
2 2 (11.11%) Deskside Support Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCVP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Lotus
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Sophos
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Siemens
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec