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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 82 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 1.55% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 15.09% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -8.95%
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
213 159 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.12% 10.24% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 51 73
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £143 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 26
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.72 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 12 £347 -13.13% 2
Northamptonshire - 9 £425 - 1
Leicestershire -6 1 £65 -71.11% 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) DNS
2 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) WAN
4 16 (42.11%) VMware
5 12 (31.58%) LAN
5 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
6 11 (28.95%) Firewall
7 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco
7 10 (26.32%) MS Office
7 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
9 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (21.05%) Retail
9 8 (21.05%) VLAN
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.42%) Lync
10 7 (18.42%) SAN
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
11 6 (15.79%) Clustering
11 6 (15.79%) Internet
11 6 (15.79%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) Lync
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.89%) iPlanet
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (7.89%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.89%) JBoss
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.26%) MQSeries
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) DNS
2 17 (44.74%) WAN
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) Firewall
5 8 (21.05%) VLAN
6 7 (18.42%) SAN
7 6 (15.79%) Internet
7 6 (15.79%) DHCP
7 6 (15.79%) FTP
8 5 (13.16%) HTTP
8 5 (13.16%) VPN
8 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
8 5 (13.16%) SMTP
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
9 4 (10.53%) OSPF
9 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
9 4 (10.53%) Wireless
9 4 (10.53%) WLAN
9 4 (10.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DTS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Architect
2 3 (7.89%) Administrator
2 3 (7.89%) Analyst
2 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) APPC
3 1 (2.63%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) AS400
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.79%) UNIX
6 5 (13.16%) Solaris
7 4 (10.53%) SUSE
8 3 (7.89%) AIX
8 3 (7.89%) HPUX
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.63%) MVS
10 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.63%) i5/OS
10 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
1 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) Load Testing
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Validation
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Line Management
7 1 (2.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Korn
3 3 (7.89%) C-shell
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.63%) RPG
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.63%) REXX
4 1 (2.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) MCITP
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) CCIP
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCDP
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.89%) Samba
4 3 (7.89%) KVM
4 3 (7.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) OpenView
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) hybris
5 4 (10.53%) Veritas
6 3 (7.89%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) PlateSpin
6 3 (7.89%) Sun
6 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Cognos
7 2 (5.26%) Opsware
8 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.63%) IBM