The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 20 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.06% 6.98% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 30.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£498 £184 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.74% -30.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -10.29%
TCP/IP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.78% 23.26% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 19
Average daily rate £425 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £180 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Shropshire region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Shropshire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 11 £495 +169.38% 3
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) CGI
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) SUSE
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 7 (38.89%) SSL
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) SSL
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DBA
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
1 8 (44.44%) CGI
1 8 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) XHTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 7 (38.89%) SUSE
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) HP