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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 1.86% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 10.34% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate £185 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.58% -24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.76% +103.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +5.00%
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
131 145 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.99% 17.95% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 91 42
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) MS Office
5 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Lotus
6 6 (30.00%) Sophos
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) IBM Domino
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) Unix
9 3 (15.00%) NFS
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) VBScript

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) IBM Domino
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Modbus
4 2 (10.00%) PSTN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) ADSL
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Billing
1 2 (10.00%) Front Office
1 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Deskside Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (10.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Support
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Data Security
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCVP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) NFS
2 3 (15.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
1 7 (35.00%) Lotus
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Sophos
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Siemens
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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