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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 2.19% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 13.59% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £275 £195 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -33.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

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
103 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.43% 16.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) SSL
3 11 (57.89%) HTTP
3 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) Open Source
4 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (52.63%) Rackspace
4 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (52.63%) Ansible
4 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Salt
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (47.37%) Subversion
5 9 (47.37%) Ruby
5 9 (47.37%) PHP
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
7 7 (36.84%) Web Operations
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) SMTP
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) DNS

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 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) MindAlign
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (15.79%) Route 53
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SSL
2 11 (57.89%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) SMTP
4 3 (15.79%) IMAP
4 3 (15.79%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (15.79%) S/MIME
5 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) SNMP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) DSL
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) FTP
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) WebOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Database Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) ELK Stack
2 3 (15.79%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (15.79%) Sensu
3 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) SUSE
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
1 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
1 10 (52.63%) Open Source
2 7 (36.84%) Web Operations
3 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Sendmail
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
1 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
1 10 (52.63%) Salt
2 3 (15.79%) collectd
2 3 (15.79%) Kibana
2 3 (15.79%) logstash
2 3 (15.79%) StatsD
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Rackspace
2 3 (15.79%) Proofpoint
2 3 (15.79%) SaltStack
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat