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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 71 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.26% 0.93% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.31% 6.70% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
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£350 £278 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -11.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.70 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £13.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.92 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -9.42%
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
204 224 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.56% 13.90% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 73
Average daily rate £375 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
Leicestershire +10 10 £100 -50.00% 1
Derbyshire - 4 - - 4
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - - 8
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (60.47%) Windows
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
4 14 (32.56%) MS Office
5 13 (30.23%) WAN
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (25.58%) LAN
7 11 (25.58%) Windows XP
8 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) Migration
10 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
10 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.95%) MCSE
11 6 (13.95%) DNS
12 5 (11.63%) ERP
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle
12 5 (11.63%) Linux
13 4 (9.30%) Java
13 4 (9.30%) SQL
13 4 (9.30%) VPN
13 4 (9.30%) Citrix
13 4 (9.30%) Wireless
13 4 (9.30%) AS400

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Lync
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (32.56%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 11 (25.58%) LAN
3 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
4 6 (13.95%) DNS
5 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) Wireless
5 4 (9.30%) VLAN
6 3 (6.98%) Internet
6 3 (6.98%) IPsec
6 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
6 3 (6.98%) DHCP
6 3 (6.98%) LDAP
7 2 (4.65%) ADSL
7 2 (4.65%) FTP
7 2 (4.65%) SAN
7 2 (4.65%) DVB
7 2 (4.65%) Firewall
7 2 (4.65%) Modbus
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Support
6 4 (9.30%) Support Technician
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) Swing
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) AS400
1 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) MPEG
3 2 (4.65%) IPTV
3 2 (4.65%) STB
3 2 (4.65%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.33%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (25.58%) Windows XP
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.33%) Android
10 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) ERP
4 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
6 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Android Development
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Online Security
6 1 (2.33%) UML
6 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.95%) MCSE
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 3 (6.98%) Lotus
6 2 (4.65%) Siemens
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) RightFax
7 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Novell
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
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