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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 48 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 42 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.01% 1.56% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 10.83% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 6
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

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
231 277 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.55% 14.37% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 65
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 - 10 £450 - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 50 (61.73%) Linux
3 47 (58.02%) Firewall
4 38 (46.91%) LAN
4 38 (46.91%) WAN
5 32 (39.51%) Unix
6 28 (34.57%) VPN
6 28 (34.57%) VoIP
7 26 (32.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 26 (32.10%) Patch Management
8 25 (30.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (30.86%) CISSP
8 25 (30.86%) Apple
9 24 (29.63%) DNS
9 24 (29.63%) SANS
10 23 (28.40%) SSCP
11 21 (25.93%) Splunk
11 21 (25.93%) QRadar
12 20 (24.69%) ELK Stack
12 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (22.22%) VMware
13 18 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (18.52%) IBM
14 15 (18.52%) Java
14 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (18.52%) Case Management
15 14 (17.28%) Python
15 14 (17.28%) DHCP
16 13 (16.05%) Cisco
16 13 (16.05%) VLAN

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 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.64%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.70%) Jetty
5 3 (3.70%) nginx
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.47%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) CICS
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.02%) Firewall
2 38 (46.91%) LAN
2 38 (46.91%) WAN
3 28 (34.57%) VoIP
3 28 (34.57%) VPN
4 24 (29.63%) DNS
5 14 (17.28%) DHCP
6 13 (16.05%) VLAN
7 10 (12.35%) HTTP
8 8 (9.88%) FTP
9 7 (8.64%) SSL
10 6 (7.41%) HTTPS
11 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (4.94%) Wireless
13 3 (3.70%) Network Security
13 3 (3.70%) SAN
13 3 (3.70%) SMTP
13 3 (3.70%) SNMP
14 2 (2.47%) IMAP
14 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Redis
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) DB2
4 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.58%) Subversion
3 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.88%) Travis CI
5 6 (7.41%) GoCD
6 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.23%) Firebug
7 1 (1.23%) JMeter
7 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.23%) The Grinder
7 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Security Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Active Directory Administrator
5 4 (4.94%) Administrator
5 4 (4.94%) Security Specialist
5 4 (4.94%) Technical Support
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) IT Support
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Technical Security Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) ELK Stack
2 11 (13.58%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) RESTful
3 6 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (4.94%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) .NET
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 2 (2.47%) Servlets
7 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.23%) MCollective
7 1 (1.23%) OpenEmbedded
7 1 (1.23%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.23%) WebKit
7 1 (1.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.23%) HACMP
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) RIA
6 1 (1.23%) STB
6 1 (1.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 50 (61.73%) Linux
3 32 (39.51%) Unix
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 8 (9.88%) CentOS
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.41%) Fedora
10 4 (4.94%) AIX
11 3 (3.70%) Solaris
12 2 (2.47%) Android
12 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.23%) Debian
13 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Patch Management
1 26 (32.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 25 (30.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (18.52%) Case Management
4 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (16.05%) Security Monitoring
6 12 (14.81%) DevOps
6 12 (14.81%) Information Security
7 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.11%) Analytics
8 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 9 (11.11%) Open Source
8 9 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 8 (9.88%) ITIL
10 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (8.64%) SIEM
11 6 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) Java
2 14 (17.28%) Python
3 7 (8.64%) Ruby
4 6 (7.41%) C++
5 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) Jython
8 2 (2.47%) SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) COBOL
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) CISSP
2 24 (29.63%) SANS
3 23 (28.40%) SSCP
4 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.70%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) CCNA
7 2 (2.47%) CCNP
7 2 (2.47%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) CASP
8 1 (1.23%) CCIE
8 1 (1.23%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) XenApp
4 5 (6.17%) ProxySG
5 3 (3.70%) Docker
6 2 (2.47%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.47%) Postfix
6 2 (2.47%) Samba
7 1 (1.23%) Firmware
7 1 (1.23%) GPFS
7 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) QRadar
2 13 (16.05%) Puppet
3 12 (14.81%) Kibana
4 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.11%) Ansible
6 8 (9.88%) Nessus
6 8 (9.88%) Nexpose
6 8 (9.88%) Nmap
7 6 (7.41%) Ganglia
7 6 (7.41%) Graphite
7 6 (7.41%) logstash
7 6 (7.41%) Nagios
7 6 (7.41%) Riemann
8 4 (4.94%) RSA enVision
9 2 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (2.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (1.23%) SCCM
10 1 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Apple
2 21 (25.93%) Splunk
3 18 (22.22%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) IBM
5 13 (16.05%) Cisco
6 12 (14.81%) LogRhythm
6 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.35%) Intel Security
7 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
8 9 (11.11%) ArcSight
8 9 (11.11%) Intel
8 9 (11.11%) NetWitness
9 8 (9.88%) Oracle
9 8 (9.88%) Qualys
10 7 (8.64%) Citrix
11 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.17%) NetApp
12 2 (2.47%) Google
12 2 (2.47%) NetIQ
12 2 (2.47%) Remedy