The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 70 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 0.66% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 5.03% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate
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£344 £83 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -74.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £83 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £257 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
TCP/IP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 159 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.59% 13.03% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 59
Average daily rate £325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Oldham - 2 £369 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (27.27%) DNS
4 9 (27.27%) MCSE
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.21%) zOS
6 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) DHCP
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco
7 6 (18.18%) SAN
7 6 (18.18%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.18%) MQSeries
7 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (15.15%) Apple
8 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
8 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
8 5 (15.15%) CA
8 5 (15.15%) IBM

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) CICS
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Jetty
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
5 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 4 (12.12%) VoIP
6 3 (9.09%) HTTP
6 3 (9.09%) BGP
7 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.06%) FTP
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.03%) xDSL
8 1 (3.03%) FCoE
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Developer
1 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Programmer
2 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) IT Support
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
3 7 (21.21%) zOS
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) MVS
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) HPUX
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VBA
3 3 (9.09%) VBScript
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) COBOL
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.03%) REXX
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) MCSE
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) MCITP
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CCEA
5 2 (6.06%) CCEE
5 2 (6.06%) CCIA
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) VCP4
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
2 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) RACF
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) CA
4 5 (15.15%) Apple
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.06%) Sun
6 2 (6.06%) StorageTek
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Wyse
6 2 (6.06%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
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