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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 76 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 30 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.66% 1.40% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 10.99% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Average daily rate £413 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
276 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.23% 12.75% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 77
Average daily rate £368 £318 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (63.93%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) DNS
3 27 (44.26%) DHCP
4 26 (42.62%) Linux
5 17 (27.87%) SMTP
6 16 (26.23%) Cisco
7 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
7 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
7 13 (21.31%) SNMP
7 13 (21.31%) Unix
7 13 (21.31%) Firewall
7 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
8 11 (18.03%) C++
8 11 (18.03%) SSL
8 11 (18.03%) FTP
8 11 (18.03%) HTTP
9 10 (16.39%) IBM
9 10 (16.39%) SOAP
9 10 (16.39%) Wireless
10 9 (14.75%) OSPF
10 9 (14.75%) BGP
10 9 (14.75%) Web Services
10 9 (14.75%) IIS
10 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
10 9 (14.75%) WAN
10 9 (14.75%) LAN
10 9 (14.75%) CCTV
10 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
10 9 (14.75%) SCADA
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco IOS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.75%) IIS
3 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.20%) Jetty
4 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.20%) nginx
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Doxygen
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.20%) Google App Engine
2 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) DNS
2 27 (44.26%) DHCP
3 17 (27.87%) SMTP
4 13 (21.31%) Firewall
4 13 (21.31%) SNMP
5 11 (18.03%) FTP
5 11 (18.03%) HTTP
5 11 (18.03%) SSL
6 10 (16.39%) Wireless
7 9 (14.75%) BGP
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (14.75%) LAN
7 9 (14.75%) Modbus
7 9 (14.75%) OSPF
7 9 (14.75%) WAN
8 8 (13.11%) VoIP
8 8 (13.11%) VPN
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (11.48%) Network Security
10 5 (8.20%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) CppUnit
2 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.48%) Subversion
4 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.92%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) SOAP
2 9 (14.75%) Web Services
2 9 (14.75%) WebSockets
3 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 8 (13.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (13.11%) Middleware
3 8 (13.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (8.20%) J2EE
4 5 (8.20%) Servlets
5 2 (3.28%) WinForms
5 2 (3.28%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.64%) APPC
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) ISPF
6 1 (1.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.75%) CCTV
1 9 (14.75%) SCADA
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Statistics
4 3 (4.92%) CMDB
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.64%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
4 9 (14.75%) CentOS
5 8 (13.11%) AIX
5 8 (13.11%) Solaris
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.92%) Android
9 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) DevOps
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) Software Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Load Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
5 4 (6.56%) SIEM
5 4 (6.56%) Web Filtering
6 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) C++
2 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
3 7 (11.48%) Java
4 5 (8.20%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) VBScript
7 2 (3.28%) C
8 1 (1.64%) JCL
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 3 (4.92%) CCEA
3 3 (4.92%) CCEE
3 3 (4.92%) CCIA
3 3 (4.92%) CCNA
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCITP
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) QA
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) XenApp
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) RACF
4 1 (1.64%) Snort
4 1 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Cisco
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) IBM
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.11%) Oracle
6 7 (11.48%) Fortinet
7 6 (9.84%) Citrix
7 6 (9.84%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) VMware
8 5 (8.20%) Aruba
8 5 (8.20%) Google
8 5 (8.20%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.92%) AlienVault
9 3 (4.92%) AppSense
9 3 (4.92%) Splunk
9 3 (4.92%) Wyse
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) Sophos
10 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
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