The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.97% 6.12% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 35.29% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -10.97%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.67% 17.35% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
Average daily rate £300 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £9.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £300 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 1 (14.29%) HPUX
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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