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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 1.56% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 11.49% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £513 £160 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.31% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £150 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £303 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.84%

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
112 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.15% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 41
Median daily rate £313 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 February 2017.

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 February 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 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Python
2 19 (73.08%) SSL
3 18 (69.23%) HTTP
3 18 (69.23%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
4 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (65.38%) Open Source
4 17 (65.38%) Puppet
4 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (65.38%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (65.38%) Ansible
4 17 (65.38%) DevOps
4 17 (65.38%) Salt
5 16 (61.54%) Rackspace
5 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (61.54%) Ruby
5 16 (61.54%) PHP
5 16 (61.54%) Web Services
6 15 (57.69%) MySQL
6 15 (57.69%) Subversion
6 15 (57.69%) Git (software)
6 15 (57.69%) MongoDB
7 14 (53.85%) Web Operations
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) SMTP
9 4 (15.38%) Windows

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 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.54%) MindAlign
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) nginx
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (11.54%) Route 53
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) SSL
2 18 (69.23%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) SMTP
5 3 (11.54%) IMAP
5 3 (11.54%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (11.54%) S/MIME
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) FTP
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (3.85%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) RIP
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (57.69%) MongoDB
2 15 (57.69%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 15 (57.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) WebOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Database Manager
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (11.54%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (11.54%) Sensu
3 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) SUSE
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
1 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
1 17 (65.38%) Open Source
2 14 (53.85%) Web Operations
3 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Server Hardening
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) PHP
2 16 (61.54%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Ansible
1 17 (65.38%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (65.38%) Puppet
1 17 (65.38%) Salt
2 3 (11.54%) collectd
2 3 (11.54%) Kibana
2 3 (11.54%) logstash
2 3 (11.54%) StatsD
2 3 (11.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Rackspace
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Proofpoint
2 3 (11.54%) SaltStack
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat