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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.11% 1.90% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 7.41% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£271 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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
39 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.35% 25.71% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 18
Average daily rate £360 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £285 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
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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 0 6 £271 -
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) Lync
9 2 (14.29%) Change Control
9 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (14.29%) SCOM
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (21.43%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft