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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 79 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.41% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 5.74% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £364 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +28.57%
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
273 209 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.45% 13.86% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 54
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) DNS
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco
4 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 18 (33.33%) DHCP
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.93%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) Linux
7 12 (22.22%) Firewall
8 11 (20.37%) LAN
8 11 (20.37%) WAN
9 10 (18.52%) VoIP
9 10 (18.52%) IBM
10 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle
11 8 (14.81%) Unix
11 8 (14.81%) FTP
11 8 (14.81%) Remedy
11 8 (14.81%) VMware
11 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
12 7 (12.96%) Fortinet
12 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.96%) BGP
12 7 (12.96%) OSPF
12 7 (12.96%) Middleware
12 7 (12.96%) HP
12 7 (12.96%) SNMP
12 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.96%) Web Services
12 7 (12.96%) ServiceNow

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 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 2 (3.70%) Jetty
6 2 (3.70%) nginx
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) DNS
2 18 (33.33%) DHCP
3 12 (22.22%) Firewall
4 11 (20.37%) LAN
4 11 (20.37%) WAN
5 10 (18.52%) VoIP
6 8 (14.81%) FTP
7 7 (12.96%) BGP
7 7 (12.96%) OSPF
7 7 (12.96%) SNMP
8 6 (11.11%) HTTP
8 6 (11.11%) SMTP
8 6 (11.11%) VPN
9 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.26%) MPLS
9 5 (9.26%) Wireless
10 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
10 4 (7.41%) NetScreen
10 4 (7.41%) SSL
11 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) DataStage
3 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 2 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.70%) Toad
3 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.85%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.85%) GoCD
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.70%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.81%) Field Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Field Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Middleware
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) Servlets
5 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.85%) JSP
5 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.85%) WebKit
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) DTV
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) STB
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Unix
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) AIX
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) ITSM
4 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) ERP
5 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.70%) Network Design
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Test Management
5 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCNP
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) MCP
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) CCNA
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) CEH
6 1 (1.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) GIAC
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) Snort
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.70%) DameWare
3 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Packer
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Cisco
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) IBM
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle
5 8 (14.81%) Remedy
5 8 (14.81%) VMware
6 7 (12.96%) Fortinet
6 7 (12.96%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) ServiceNow
7 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) Juniper
8 4 (7.41%) F5
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
9 3 (5.56%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.70%) arcserve
10 2 (3.70%) Dell
10 2 (3.70%) Google
10 2 (3.70%) Proofpoint
10 2 (3.70%) Trend Micro