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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 78 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.22% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 11.63% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
TCP/IP
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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
211 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.77% 10.45% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 57
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.27 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) DNS
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
5 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 10 (29.41%) DHCP
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (26.47%) VPN
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (23.53%) BGP
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (23.53%) MS Office
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL
9 7 (20.59%) SNMP
9 7 (20.59%) Finance
9 7 (20.59%) IPsec
9 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.65%) Internet
10 6 (17.65%) OSPF
10 6 (17.65%) LAN
10 6 (17.65%) WAN
10 6 (17.65%) CCNP
10 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) VBScript
11 5 (14.71%) CCNA
11 5 (14.71%) Juniper
11 5 (14.71%) VoIP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) MQSeries
3 3 (8.82%) CICS
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Jetty
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 12 (35.29%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) DHCP
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
5 8 (23.53%) BGP
6 7 (20.59%) IPsec
6 7 (20.59%) SNMP
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
7 6 (17.65%) WAN
7 6 (17.65%) Internet
7 6 (17.65%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
8 5 (14.71%) FTP
8 5 (14.71%) HTTP
9 4 (11.76%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.76%) Network Security
10 3 (8.82%) SSL
11 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
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
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) VSAM
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 2 (5.88%) DTV
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.76%) zOS
6 4 (11.76%) UNIX
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.94%) MVS
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Network Management
3 4 (11.76%) Server Building
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
1 5 (14.71%) VBScript
2 4 (11.76%) VBA
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) JCL
5 1 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.94%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) JNCIS
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) MCITP
6 2 (5.88%) MCP
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCEA
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.88%) CCEE
6 2 (5.88%) CCIA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.88%) RACF
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
2 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
1 3 (8.82%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Juniper
3 5 (14.71%) Apple
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) McAfee
5 3 (8.82%) CA
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.88%) Aruba
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Wyse
6 2 (5.88%) AppSense
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.88%) Fortinet