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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 79 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 20 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.93% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 9.03% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £129 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% -40.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
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
237 144 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.37% 10.34% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 54 57
Average daily rate £338 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (26.47%) DNS
4 9 (26.47%) LAN
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) zOS
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) DHCP
6 7 (20.59%) MQSeries
6 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
6 7 (20.59%) MS Office
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (17.65%) Firewall
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) VBScript
7 6 (17.65%) CA
7 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 6 (17.65%) IBM
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Apple

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (20.59%) MQSeries
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) CICS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Jetty
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
1 9 (26.47%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 5 (14.71%) VoIP
5 4 (11.76%) BGP
5 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
6 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.88%) FCoE
7 2 (5.88%) NAS
7 2 (5.88%) OSPF
7 2 (5.88%) HTTP
7 2 (5.88%) SNMP
7 2 (5.88%) VPN
8 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Programmer
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Programmer
3 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Support
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) VSAM
4 1 (2.94%) IVR
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) zOS
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) MVS
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) VBScript
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) REXX
5 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCEA
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) MCITP
3 3 (8.82%) CCEE
3 3 (8.82%) CCIA
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
2 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) RACF
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) CA
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Apple
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) AppSense
5 3 (8.82%) Wyse
6 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
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