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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 73 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.97% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 10.81% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£270 £175 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
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
229 111 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.11% 8.96% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 47 47
Average daily rate £313 £300 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Firewall
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) DNS
7 8 (21.62%) WAN
7 8 (21.62%) LAN
7 8 (21.62%) zOS
7 8 (21.62%) BGP
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (18.92%) IPsec
8 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.92%) MQSeries
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) ITIL
8 7 (18.92%) MS Office
8 7 (18.92%) VPN
8 7 (18.92%) CCNP
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.22%) Juniper
9 6 (16.22%) CA
9 6 (16.22%) IBM
9 6 (16.22%) DHCP
9 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (16.22%) Internet
9 6 (16.22%) OSPF
9 6 (16.22%) Finance

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.92%) MS Exchange
1 7 (18.92%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.11%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) BGP
4 7 (18.92%) IPsec
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 6 (16.22%) DHCP
5 6 (16.22%) Internet
5 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 5 (13.51%) VoIP
6 5 (13.51%) SNMP
7 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
8 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.11%) SSL
8 3 (8.11%) FTP
8 3 (8.11%) HTTP
8 3 (8.11%) SAN
9 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) DB2
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Programmer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Installation Technician
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) ISPF
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) VSAM
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) zOS
2 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.81%) MVS
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) UNIX
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Network Management
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.70%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
1 5 (13.51%) VBScript
2 4 (10.81%) VBA
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) JCL
5 1 (2.70%) COBOL
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) REXX
5 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) JNCIS
4 3 (8.11%) CCIE
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCEA
5 2 (5.41%) CCEE
5 2 (5.41%) CCIA
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) RACF
2 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) Juniper
3 6 (16.22%) CA
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) Apple
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Infoblox
6 3 (8.11%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
7 2 (5.41%) Wyse
7 2 (5.41%) AppSense
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
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