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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 75 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.80% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 6.54% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
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
203 153 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.25% 12.25% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 70
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.88 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.30% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) DNS
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 12 (30.77%) DHCP
5 11 (28.21%) FTP
6 10 (25.64%) VPN
6 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) IPsec
7 9 (23.08%) BGP
7 9 (23.08%) HTTP
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.51%) SNMP
8 8 (20.51%) MS Office
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.95%) OSPF
9 7 (17.95%) UNIX
9 7 (17.95%) LAN
9 7 (17.95%) WAN
9 7 (17.95%) CCNP
9 7 (17.95%) IBM
9 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.38%) Network Security
10 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.38%) VoIP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) CICS
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.69%) Jetty
3 3 (7.69%) nginx
4 2 (5.13%) Lync
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.69%) Google App Engine
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) DNS
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) FTP
4 10 (25.64%) VPN
5 9 (23.08%) HTTP
5 9 (23.08%) IPsec
5 9 (23.08%) BGP
6 8 (20.51%) SNMP
7 7 (17.95%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) WAN
7 7 (17.95%) OSPF
8 6 (15.38%) SAN
8 6 (15.38%) Internet
8 6 (15.38%) VoIP
8 6 (15.38%) Network Security
9 5 (12.82%) SMTP
9 5 (12.82%) SSL
10 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DB2
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) DataStage
3 1 (2.56%) IDMS
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
1 3 (7.69%) Servlets
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) ISPF
3 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.26%) VSAM
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Statistics
4 3 (7.69%) Clustering
5 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 2 (5.13%) DTV
5 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.13%) EFT
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.95%) UNIX
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.38%) zOS
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.13%) AIX
8 2 (5.13%) Solaris
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Network Management
2 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design
4 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Server Building
4 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VBScript
2 4 (10.26%) VBA
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) CLIST
5 1 (2.56%) COBOL
5 1 (2.56%) JCL
5 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) CCNA
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) CCIE
5 3 (7.69%) JNCIS
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.13%) MCITP
6 2 (5.13%) MCP
6 2 (5.13%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.56%) CCEE
7 1 (2.56%) CCIA
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) RACF
4 2 (5.13%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (5.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.13%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (5.13%) zSecure
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) IBM
5 6 (15.38%) Juniper
6 5 (12.82%) Apple
7 4 (10.26%) CA
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) HP
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) SAP
8 3 (7.69%) NetApp
8 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.69%) McAfee
8 3 (7.69%) Google
8 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.69%) Infoblox
8 3 (7.69%) Aruba
9 2 (5.13%) F5
9 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
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