The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 85 73 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.89% 1.41% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 12.96% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 18
Average daily rate
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£110 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £198 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 16
Average hourly rate £14.75 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
TCP/IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
172 162 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.92% 10.85% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 86
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -45.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.94 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -9 6 - - 3
Leicestershire +3 4 £195 -9.30% 4
Northamptonshire - 3 £110 - 6
Derbyshire +11 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (34.09%) DNS
6 14 (31.82%) MS Office
6 14 (31.82%) VMware
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
8 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 10 (22.73%) LAN
9 10 (22.73%) WAN
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) Internet
10 9 (20.45%) Retail
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
12 7 (15.91%) Lync
12 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.91%) Broadband
12 7 (15.91%) DHCP
12 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.91%) Migration
12 7 (15.91%) Firewall
13 6 (13.64%) EMC

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Office
2 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) WAN
2 10 (22.73%) LAN
2 10 (22.73%) Internet
3 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) Broadband
4 6 (13.64%) VoIP
4 6 (13.64%) ADSL
5 5 (11.36%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.55%) HSRP
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.45%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Analyst
1 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) POSIX
2 1 (2.27%) APPC
2 1 (2.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) AS400
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) EPoS
2 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.82%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.73%) Linux
7 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 6 (13.64%) Solaris
8 6 (13.64%) UNIX
9 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.27%) i5/OS
11 1 (2.27%) Android
11 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (2.27%) SUSE
11 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.55%) Business Development
4 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (2.27%) People Management
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) C
5 1 (2.27%) COBOL
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) VCP4
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) NFS
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.64%) EMC
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
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