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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 27 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.44% 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 4.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £161 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -3.72%
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
29 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.72% 15.15% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 5
Median daily rate £320 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £438 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £12.35 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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