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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 39 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 24 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.06% 1.37% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 10.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£190 £370 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.64% +40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -10.97%
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
116 84 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.78% 12.79% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 46
Average daily rate £300 £345 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.20 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 2014, 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 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
7 16 (33.33%) WAN
7 16 (33.33%) DNS
8 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
8 15 (31.25%) SAN
9 14 (29.17%) VMware
10 13 (27.08%) Firewall
10 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
11 11 (22.92%) Citrix
11 11 (22.92%) Linux
11 11 (22.92%) UNIX
12 10 (20.83%) IBM Notes
12 10 (20.83%) Cisco
12 10 (20.83%) Lotus
13 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (18.75%) Symantec
14 8 (16.67%) DHCP
14 8 (16.67%) Solaris
14 8 (16.67%) LAN
14 8 (16.67%) Banking
15 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
15 7 (14.58%) ADSL
16 6 (12.50%) VB
16 6 (12.50%) MS Office

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.83%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) TPMS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) CICS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) WAN
1 16 (33.33%) DNS
2 15 (31.25%) SAN
3 13 (27.08%) Firewall
4 8 (16.67%) DHCP
4 8 (16.67%) LAN
5 7 (14.58%) ADSL
6 6 (12.50%) VPN
7 5 (10.42%) VoIP
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security
8 3 (6.25%) BGP
8 3 (6.25%) OSPF
8 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.17%) WLAN
9 2 (4.17%) SMTP
9 2 (4.17%) S/MIME
9 2 (4.17%) 3G
9 2 (4.17%) Internet
9 2 (4.17%) Wireless
9 2 (4.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.08%) Informix
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Back Office
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) JavaBeans
1 1 (2.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) Linux
5 11 (22.92%) UNIX
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (16.67%) Solaris
8 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.08%) SUSE
10 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) Fund Management
4 3 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 3 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) CAD
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) TDD
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) VB
3 5 (10.42%) VBA
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Pascal
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Delphi
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) CCSE
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCDP
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.08%) GPG13
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) Squid
5 1 (2.08%) Snort
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco
4 10 (20.83%) Lotus
5 9 (18.75%) Symantec
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.33%) IBM
8 4 (8.33%) Juniper
9 3 (6.25%) F5
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) HP
10 2 (4.17%) Compaq
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) NetApp
10 2 (4.17%) Sophos
10 2 (4.17%) Radware
10 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
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