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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 66 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 29 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.73% 1.27% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 9.52% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Average daily rate
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£273 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £270 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% +40.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -11.11%
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
227 210 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.55% 13.38% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 90 85
Average daily rate £338 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 +18 14 £373 +21.13% 1
Leicestershire +6 9 £195 -36.32% 5
Derbyshire +9 3 £275 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £185 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
6 15 (30.61%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) DNS
7 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
8 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 11 (22.45%) WAN
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
10 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (20.41%) ITIL
11 9 (18.37%) VMware
11 9 (18.37%) LAN
11 9 (18.37%) Internet
12 8 (16.33%) SQL
12 8 (16.33%) Migration
13 7 (14.29%) Oracle
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.29%) ADSL
13 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
14 6 (12.24%) Kerberos
14 6 (12.24%) Broadband
14 6 (12.24%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Lync
3 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.61%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 11 (22.45%) WAN
3 9 (18.37%) LAN
3 9 (18.37%) Internet
4 7 (14.29%) ADSL
5 6 (12.24%) Kerberos
5 6 (12.24%) Broadband
5 6 (12.24%) LDAP
5 6 (12.24%) VoIP
5 6 (12.24%) IPsec
6 5 (10.20%) Firewall
6 5 (10.20%) DHCP
7 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.12%) VPN
8 2 (4.08%) Modbus
8 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security
8 2 (4.08%) SAN
8 2 (4.08%) DVB
9 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.04%) Toad
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) POSIX
3 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) EPoS
2 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.08%) iSeries
3 2 (4.08%) MPEG
3 2 (4.08%) AS400
3 2 (4.08%) IPTV
3 2 (4.08%) STB
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
4 12 (24.49%) Linux
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 6 (12.24%) UNIX
8 6 (12.24%) Solaris
9 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
10 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
11 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
12 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Line Management
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Business Development
6 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) UML
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.04%) Android Development
6 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Tcl
5 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) vSphere
3 3 (6.12%) NFS
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
2 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) EMC
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) Lotus
7 3 (6.12%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Siemens
8 2 (4.08%) Veritas
9 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) Remedy
9 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.04%) F5