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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 53 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 47 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.86% 1.78% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.09% 13.31% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 6
Median daily rate £450 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.77% -31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
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
275 263 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.72% 13.40% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 90
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 18 £450 -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 55 (70.51%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Firewall
3 47 (60.26%) Linux
4 40 (51.28%) LAN
4 40 (51.28%) WAN
5 32 (41.03%) Unix
6 29 (37.18%) VPN
7 28 (35.90%) VoIP
8 26 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 26 (33.33%) Patch Management
9 25 (32.05%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (32.05%) CISSP
9 25 (32.05%) Apple
10 24 (30.77%) DNS
10 24 (30.77%) SANS
11 23 (29.49%) SSCP
12 22 (28.21%) Splunk
13 21 (26.92%) QRadar
14 20 (25.64%) ELK Stack
15 18 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
15 18 (23.08%) VMware
16 15 (19.23%) Cisco
16 15 (19.23%) IBM
16 15 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (19.23%) Case Management
17 14 (17.95%) DHCP
17 14 (17.95%) VLAN
17 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
18 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
18 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.85%) Apache
4 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) Jetty
5 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (1.28%) CICS
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (61.54%) Firewall
2 40 (51.28%) LAN
2 40 (51.28%) WAN
3 29 (37.18%) VPN
4 28 (35.90%) VoIP
5 24 (30.77%) DNS
6 14 (17.95%) DHCP
6 14 (17.95%) VLAN
7 9 (11.54%) HTTP
8 6 (7.69%) FTP
9 5 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (6.41%) SAN
10 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.13%) Wireless
11 3 (3.85%) Network Security
11 3 (3.85%) SMTP
11 3 (3.85%) SNMP
12 2 (2.56%) 4G
12 2 (2.56%) DLNA
12 2 (2.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Redis
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) DB2
4 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) GIS
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.28%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.28%) Firebug
4 1 (1.28%) GoCD
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.28%) The Grinder
4 1 (1.28%) Toad
4 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Security Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) Active Directory Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Security Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Security Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) ELK Stack
2 13 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) RESTful
3 6 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.13%) SOAP
5 3 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.85%) MCollective
5 3 (3.85%) Middleware
6 2 (2.56%) .NET
6 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.56%) OpenEmbedded
6 2 (2.56%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.56%) WebKit
6 2 (2.56%) Yocto
7 1 (1.28%) EJB
7 1 (1.28%) J2EE
7 1 (1.28%) Java EE
7 1 (1.28%) JSF
7 1 (1.28%) Servlets
7 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.56%) STB
5 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.28%) HACMP
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) RIA
5 1 (1.28%) VSAM
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (70.51%) Windows
2 47 (60.26%) Linux
3 32 (41.03%) Unix
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.13%) AIX
9 3 (3.85%) Solaris
10 2 (2.56%) Android
10 2 (2.56%) CentOS
10 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.28%) Debian
11 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 26 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 25 (32.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (19.23%) Case Management
4 15 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (15.38%) Information Security
6 10 (12.82%) Open Source
7 9 (11.54%) Analytics
7 9 (11.54%) Data Analytics
7 9 (11.54%) Security Operations
8 8 (10.26%) ITIL
8 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.97%) DevOps
9 7 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) SIEM
10 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.69%) Migration
11 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) Python
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 7 (8.97%) C++
4 6 (7.69%) Perl
4 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.41%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) Jython
6 3 (3.85%) SQL
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.28%) COBOL
8 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.28%) JCL
8 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) CISSP
2 24 (30.77%) SANS
3 23 (29.49%) SSCP
4 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.85%) Degree
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) CCNP
8 2 (2.56%) ISEB
9 1 (1.28%) CASP
9 1 (1.28%) CCIE
9 1 (1.28%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) MCSE
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) XenApp
3 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.41%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) Dovecot
5 2 (2.56%) Postfix
5 2 (2.56%) Samba
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) GPFS
6 1 (1.28%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) QRadar
2 8 (10.26%) Nessus
2 8 (10.26%) Nexpose
2 8 (10.26%) Nmap
3 7 (8.97%) Puppet
4 6 (7.69%) Kibana
4 6 (7.69%) logstash
5 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.13%) RSA enVision
7 2 (2.56%) Ansible
7 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.28%) Packer
8 1 (1.28%) SCCM
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.28%) Terraform
8 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Apple
2 22 (28.21%) Splunk
3 18 (23.08%) VMware
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco
4 15 (19.23%) IBM
5 12 (15.38%) LogRhythm
6 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.82%) Intel Security
7 10 (12.82%) Oracle
8 9 (11.54%) ArcSight
8 9 (11.54%) Citrix
8 9 (11.54%) Intel
8 9 (11.54%) NetWitness
9 8 (10.26%) Qualys
10 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.41%) NetApp
11 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.56%) CA
12 2 (2.56%) Juniper
12 2 (2.56%) Remedy