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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 2.29% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 16.48% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £450 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £321 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.39% +16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.11%
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
163 91 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.93% 13.87% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 45 22
Average daily rate £325 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £27.25 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 20 (64.52%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) UNIX
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (51.61%) CCNA
5 15 (48.39%) Linux
6 14 (45.16%) Solaris
6 14 (45.16%) OSPF
6 14 (45.16%) BGP
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) ITIL
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
9 10 (32.26%) F5
10 8 (25.81%) ITIL V3
10 8 (25.81%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (25.81%) Marketing
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 7 (22.58%) IBM
11 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
11 7 (22.58%) Project Management
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (22.58%) Multicast
12 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
12 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
12 6 (19.35%) SAN
12 6 (19.35%) WAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) CICS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) Vectorworks
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) OSPF
2 14 (45.16%) BGP
3 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 8 (25.81%) Structured Cabling
5 7 (22.58%) Multicast
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 5 (16.13%) MPLS
8 4 (12.90%) DSL
8 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
8 4 (12.90%) ADSL
8 4 (12.90%) RIP
8 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.90%) LAN
8 4 (12.90%) SDH
8 4 (12.90%) xDSL
9 3 (9.68%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) French Language
5 1 (3.23%) German Language
5 1 (3.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Technical Project Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Technical Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) HACMP
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Solaris
4 12 (38.71%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) zOS
8 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.45%) AIX
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) OpenVMS
9 1 (3.23%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) MVS
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.23%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL V3
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) VB
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) COBOL
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (51.61%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) PMP
3 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) CCSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCIP
5 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCDP
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) F5
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) Cramer
7 3 (9.68%) BT
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Nortel
8 2 (6.45%) Huawei
9 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.23%) Brocade
9 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
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