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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.21% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 9.86% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £135 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -62.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £95 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £213 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -26.82%
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
87 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.48% 12.26% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 27
Average daily rate £295 £209 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% -40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Symantec
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 11 (34.38%) MS Office
3 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) Blackberry
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) Banking
6 8 (25.00%) Solaris
6 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (25.00%) Back Office
7 7 (21.88%) Lotus
7 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes
7 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
8 6 (18.75%) VB
8 6 (18.75%) LAN
8 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) DNS
8 6 (18.75%) IBM

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) CICS
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) TPMS
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) CATIA
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) xDSL
4 3 (9.38%) DSL
4 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
4 3 (9.38%) BGP
4 3 (9.38%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) OSPF
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) RIP
4 3 (9.38%) SMTP
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.38%) ADSL
5 2 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) DTS
2 1 (3.13%) Informix
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JNI
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) EJB
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) PDA
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) HACMP
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.00%) Solaris
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.25%) AIX
8 2 (6.25%) zOS
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.25%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Fedora
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE
9 1 (3.13%) Tru64
9 1 (3.13%) MVS
9 1 (3.13%) HPUX
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) CAD
3 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) TDD
4 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) VB
4 5 (15.63%) VBA
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) C
7 1 (3.13%) JCL
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) COBOL
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) CCIP
2 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) Postfix
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Control-M
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Symantec
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Lotus
4 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) Cramer
7 2 (6.25%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.13%) Draytek
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
8 1 (3.13%) HP
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Rate: £13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago