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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 28 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.42% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 6.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £145 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +20.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.64% 18.99% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 2
Median daily rate £325 £363 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +107.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £154 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £14.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.44% +37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 1 - -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VxWorks

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco