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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 20 22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.09% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.29% 6.52% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 12
Average daily rate £325 £418 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.15% +47.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £223 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £421 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
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 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