The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 568 558 509
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -49
Contract jobs citing ICMP 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.081% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£333 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £300 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ICMP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ICMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICMP across the England region.

ICMP Daily Rate Trend in England

ICMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICMP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ICMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

ICMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ICMP across the England region.

ICMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

ICMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London - 2 £463 -
South East -34 1 £175 -41.66% 1
East of England - 1 £215 -
North West - - - - 1
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ICMP 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 ICMP.

1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) DWDM
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Telnet
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ICMP 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 ICMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) DWDM
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Telnet
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineering Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp