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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.50% 4.00% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 25.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £271 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
20 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.01% 16.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Haskell
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) webMethods
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) J2SE

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) J2SE
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Haskell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft