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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.23% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 5.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
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
22 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.58% 18.13% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 8
Median daily rate £325 £400 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless

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 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco