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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 48 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 44 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.27% 1.52% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.95% 10.93% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.26%

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
210 247 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.61% 13.95% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 95
Median daily rate £400 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 14 £538 - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 64 (68.82%) Linux
2 61 (65.59%) Windows
2 61 (65.59%) Firewall
3 55 (59.14%) LAN
3 55 (59.14%) WAN
4 43 (46.24%) VoIP
4 43 (46.24%) Unix
4 43 (46.24%) VPN
5 41 (44.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 41 (44.09%) Patch Management
6 40 (43.01%) Apple
7 39 (41.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 38 (40.86%) CISSP
9 37 (39.78%) SANS
10 36 (38.71%) QRadar
10 36 (38.71%) SSCP
10 36 (38.71%) Splunk
11 34 (36.56%) Elastic Stack
12 32 (34.41%) Network Monitoring
13 31 (33.33%) IBM
14 27 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (27.96%) LogRhythm
15 26 (27.96%) DNS
16 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (23.66%) DevOps
17 22 (23.66%) Security Cleared
17 22 (23.66%) Information Security
17 22 (23.66%) Case Management
18 21 (22.58%) Java
18 21 (22.58%) Kibana

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.75%) IIS
2 9 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.60%) OpenStack
4 7 (7.53%) Apache
4 7 (7.53%) Jetty
4 7 (7.53%) nginx
5 6 (6.45%) Mongrel
5 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.08%) CICS
7 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.45%) Google App Engine
3 6 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (65.59%) Firewall
2 55 (59.14%) LAN
2 55 (59.14%) WAN
3 43 (46.24%) VoIP
3 43 (46.24%) VPN
4 26 (27.96%) DNS
5 15 (16.13%) DHCP
6 14 (15.05%) SSL
7 12 (12.90%) VLAN
8 10 (10.75%) HTTP
9 9 (9.68%) HTTPS
10 8 (8.60%) FTP
10 8 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (8.60%) Wireless
11 6 (6.45%) BGP
11 6 (6.45%) EIGRP
11 6 (6.45%) IPsec
11 6 (6.45%) NetScreen
11 6 (6.45%) OSPF
12 5 (5.38%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) Redis
2 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) MS Access
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.05%) Subversion
2 14 (15.05%) Travis CI
3 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.60%) GoCD
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.08%) Firebug
6 1 (1.08%) JMeter
6 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.08%) The Grinder
6 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Technical Specialist
3 12 (12.90%) Security Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Security Specialist
5 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Security Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) IT Support
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Security Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.56%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (16.13%) Web Services
3 10 (10.75%) RESTful
4 6 (6.45%) .NET
4 6 (6.45%) J2EE
4 6 (6.45%) Servlets
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.15%) Middleware
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.08%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (1.08%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) WebKit
6 1 (1.08%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Cyber Attack
2 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.08%) HACMP
5 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) RIA
5 1 (1.08%) STB
5 1 (1.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.82%) Linux
2 61 (65.59%) Windows
3 43 (46.24%) Unix
4 13 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.68%) CentOS
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.60%) Fedora
8 3 (3.23%) AIX
9 2 (2.15%) Android
9 2 (2.15%) Solaris
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.08%) Debian
10 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Patch Management
1 41 (44.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 39 (41.94%) Vulnerability Management
3 32 (34.41%) Network Monitoring
4 27 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (23.66%) Case Management
5 22 (23.66%) DevOps
5 22 (23.66%) Information Security
6 20 (21.51%) Open Source
7 18 (19.35%) Security Operations
8 16 (17.20%) Security Monitoring
8 16 (17.20%) SIEM
9 14 (15.05%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (9.68%) Analytics
12 9 (9.68%) Data Analytics
12 9 (9.68%) Load Balancing
13 7 (7.53%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) Python
3 8 (8.60%) Ruby
4 4 (4.30%) C++
4 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) Jython
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 2 (2.15%) SQL
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) COBOL
6 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) CISSP
2 37 (39.78%) SANS
3 36 (38.71%) SSCP
4 22 (23.66%) Security Cleared
5 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.45%) CCNP
8 5 (5.38%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) CISM
9 1 (1.08%) ISEB
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.38%) Xen
2 5 (5.38%) XenApp
3 4 (4.30%) Docker
4 2 (2.15%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.15%) Postfix
4 2 (2.15%) Samba
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
5 1 (1.08%) GPFS
5 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (38.71%) QRadar
2 21 (22.58%) Kibana
3 19 (20.43%) Puppet
4 14 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (13.98%) logstash
6 12 (12.90%) Ansible
7 8 (8.60%) Ganglia
7 8 (8.60%) Graphite
7 8 (8.60%) Nagios
7 8 (8.60%) Nessus
7 8 (8.60%) Nexpose
7 8 (8.60%) Nmap
7 8 (8.60%) Riemann
8 7 (7.53%) RSA enVision
9 3 (3.23%) BladeLogic
10 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (2.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Apple
2 36 (38.71%) Splunk
3 31 (33.33%) IBM
4 26 (27.96%) LogRhythm
5 19 (20.43%) VMware
6 14 (15.05%) Cisco
7 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
8 10 (10.75%) ArcSight
8 10 (10.75%) Intel Security
9 9 (9.68%) Intel
9 9 (9.68%) NetWitness
9 9 (9.68%) Qualys
10 7 (7.53%) F5
10 7 (7.53%) Juniper
11 6 (6.45%) Google
11 6 (6.45%) Snow
12 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
12 5 (5.38%) Citrix
12 5 (5.38%) HP