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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 2.75% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 14.89% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Median daily rate £259 £335 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.76% +31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £167 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £345 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
124 141 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.07% 18.48% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 57
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £279 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +126.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £30.00 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) Sophos
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Domino
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Lotus
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 4 (30.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) CCVP
7 2 (15.38%) IVR
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

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 4 (30.77%) IBM Domino
1 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) OSPF
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) L2TP
4 2 (15.38%) PPP
4 2 (15.38%) PSTN
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) CCVP
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Sophos
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Lotus
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) HP