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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 83 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.84% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.52% 5.98% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Average daily rate
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£445 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +30.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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
223 184 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.88% 14.08% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 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 31 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) DNS
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) DHCP
4 15 (44.12%) FTP
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) HTTP
6 12 (35.29%) IPsec
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
8 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 9 (26.47%) IIS
9 8 (23.53%) BGP
10 7 (20.59%) OSPF
10 7 (20.59%) UNIX
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 7 (20.59%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) SNMP
11 6 (17.65%) IBM
11 6 (17.65%) SSL
11 6 (17.65%) CCNP
11 6 (17.65%) Juniper
11 6 (17.65%) SAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (26.47%) IIS
1 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) Jetty
2 6 (17.65%) nginx
2 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) CICS
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (17.65%) Google App Engine
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) DNS
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) DHCP
3 15 (44.12%) FTP
4 12 (35.29%) HTTP
4 12 (35.29%) IPsec
5 9 (26.47%) VPN
6 8 (23.53%) BGP
7 7 (20.59%) OSPF
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
7 7 (20.59%) SNMP
7 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 6 (17.65%) SMTP
8 6 (17.65%) SSL
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
8 6 (17.65%) Internet
8 6 (17.65%) Network Security
9 5 (14.71%) VoIP
10 4 (11.76%) SNA
10 4 (11.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DataStage
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support
7 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Mainframe Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
1 6 (17.65%) J2EE
1 6 (17.65%) Servlets
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
3 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 4 (11.76%) VSAM
1 4 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Statistics
2 3 (8.82%) EFT
3 2 (5.88%) DTV
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) zOS
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
2 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps
2 6 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Network Management
4 4 (11.76%) Server Building
4 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
2 3 (8.82%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) JNCIS
5 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 2 (5.88%) CCEE
5 2 (5.88%) CCIA
5 2 (5.88%) CCIE
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCEA
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) RACF
4 3 (8.82%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (8.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
1 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (8.82%) zSecure
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
3 3 (8.82%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Juniper
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 6 (17.65%) Google
4 4 (11.76%) CA
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) McAfee
5 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
5 3 (8.82%) Aruba
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Wyse
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) AppSense
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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