The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.62% 2.50% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £235 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -38.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.85% 27.50% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 7
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £615 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
TCP/IP
West Midlands

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 3 £235 -11.32% 1
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) OCP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) MOM
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds