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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 34 23
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.13% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
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
16 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.81% 14.48% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 7
Average daily rate £375 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +63.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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