The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 42 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% 0.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 6.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.98 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.40% 11.37% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 13
Average daily rate £275 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Coventry region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Coventry region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec