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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.84%

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
8 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.55% 11.27% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Median daily rate £425 £420 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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