The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 38 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 26 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.64% 1.32% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.55% 10.39% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£245 £425 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +203.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.49% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.34
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 77 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.63% 12.66% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 38
Average daily rate £308 £400 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £146 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
TCP/IP
West Midlands

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) DNS
5 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 13 (40.63%) WAN
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco
9 9 (28.13%) SAN
9 9 (28.13%) Firewall
10 8 (25.00%) DHCP
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (21.88%) VMware
12 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
12 6 (18.75%) ADSL
12 6 (18.75%) VPN
12 6 (18.75%) IBM Notes
12 6 (18.75%) Lotus
13 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
13 5 (15.63%) Citrix
13 5 (15.63%) LAN
14 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (12.50%) Juniper
14 4 (12.50%) Banking
14 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
15 3 (9.38%) XenApp

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DNS
2 13 (40.63%) WAN
3 9 (28.13%) SAN
3 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 8 (25.00%) DHCP
5 6 (18.75%) ADSL
5 6 (18.75%) VPN
6 5 (15.63%) LAN
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 3 (9.38%) Network Security
8 2 (6.25%) Multicast
8 2 (6.25%) WLAN
8 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) 3G
8 2 (6.25%) OSPF
8 2 (6.25%) BGP
9 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Services Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.38%) Fund Management
2 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
2 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Online Security
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Pascal
2 1 (3.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCDP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCSE
4 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Snort
5 1 (3.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
4 6 (18.75%) Lotus
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Juniper
7 3 (9.38%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) Radware
8 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) Compaq
8 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 2 (6.25%) Mitel
9 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.13%) Wonderware
9 1 (3.13%) Websense
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