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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.85% 1.22% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.33% 9.09% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +156.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £350 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £450 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -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 £15.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.02% -9.00%
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
120 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.52% 13.37% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 47
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.20 £13.50
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 23 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 23 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) MS Excel
5 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
5 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (35.56%) WAN
6 16 (35.56%) DNS
7 14 (31.11%) SAN
8 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
8 13 (28.89%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) Firewall
10 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco
11 10 (22.22%) Linux
11 10 (22.22%) UNIX
12 9 (20.00%) Citrix
13 8 (17.78%) DHCP
13 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
13 8 (17.78%) LAN
13 8 (17.78%) Lotus
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (15.56%) ADSL
14 7 (15.56%) Solaris
15 6 (13.33%) Banking
15 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
15 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
15 6 (13.33%) VPN
15 6 (13.33%) Symantec

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) CICS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) TPMS
Applications
1 19 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) WAN
1 16 (35.56%) DNS
2 14 (31.11%) SAN
3 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 8 (17.78%) LAN
5 7 (15.56%) ADSL
6 6 (13.33%) VPN
7 5 (11.11%) VoIP
8 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.67%) Network Security
8 3 (6.67%) OSPF
8 3 (6.67%) BGP
9 2 (4.44%) Internet
9 2 (4.44%) 3G
9 2 (4.44%) Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) SMTP
9 2 (4.44%) WLAN
9 2 (4.44%) S/MIME
9 2 (4.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
1 1 (2.22%) Informix
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Network Services Manager
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) EJB
1 1 (2.22%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) PDA
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
4 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 10 (22.22%) UNIX
5 10 (22.22%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (15.56%) Solaris
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.22%) SUSE
10 1 (2.22%) VMS
10 1 (2.22%) CentOS
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.67%) Fund Management
3 3 (6.67%) Wealth Management
3 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (4.44%) CAD
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Scrum
5 1 (2.22%) Information Security
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VB
3 4 (8.89%) VBA
4 3 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Delphi
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) CCDP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCSE
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) XenApp
3 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.22%) Snort
5 1 (2.22%) Squid
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) Citrix
5 8 (17.78%) Lotus
6 6 (13.33%) Symantec
6 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.89%) Juniper
9 3 (6.67%) IBM
9 3 (6.67%) F5
10 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.44%) Mitel
10 2 (4.44%) Radware
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) Avaya
10 2 (4.44%) HP
10 2 (4.44%) Compaq
10 2 (4.44%) NetApp
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