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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 60 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 1.37% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 10.31% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Median daily rate £175 £405 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% +113.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £17.42 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.46% -3.25%
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
115 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.44% 13.32% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 72
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) S/MIME
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) MindAlign
4 3 (25.00%) IMAP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Proofpoint

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) MindAlign
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) IMAP
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) S/MIME
3 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) L2TP
4 2 (16.67%) PPP
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Database Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
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