The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 106 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 36 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.17% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.07% 10.22% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 13
Median daily rate £325 £220 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £330 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +7.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 13
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.73 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +24.13%
TCP/IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
446 274 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 11.42% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 147 176
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £222 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 30
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Warwickshire +3 9 £350 +7.69% 2
Coventry -9 7 £308 +13.88% 3
Birmingham -20 4 £338 +82.43% 5
Staffordshire +2 3 £325 +123.75% 1
Shropshire -29 3 £405 +42.10%
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire -4 1 £300 -
Solihull - 1 £270 - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) VPN
4 16 (28.57%) WAN
5 15 (26.79%) Cisco
6 14 (25.00%) HTTP
6 14 (25.00%) LAN
7 13 (23.21%) SSL
7 13 (23.21%) DevOps
8 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) JSON
9 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (19.64%) Open Source
9 11 (19.64%) CCNP
9 11 (19.64%) VoIP
9 11 (19.64%) DHCP
9 11 (19.64%) DNS
9 11 (19.64%) Java
10 10 (17.86%) Unix
10 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.86%) Puppet
10 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
10 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
11 9 (16.07%) Play Framework
11 9 (16.07%) Docker
11 9 (16.07%) Microservices
11 9 (16.07%) Scala

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) Apache
1 7 (12.50%) JBoss
1 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 4 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.57%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) CICS
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Jetty
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) VPN
2 16 (28.57%) WAN
3 14 (25.00%) HTTP
3 14 (25.00%) LAN
4 13 (23.21%) SSL
5 11 (19.64%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) DNS
5 11 (19.64%) VoIP
6 9 (16.07%) OSPF
7 8 (14.29%) BGP
7 8 (14.29%) Firewall
8 6 (10.71%) MPLS
8 6 (10.71%) PABX
8 6 (10.71%) Wireless
9 5 (8.93%) EIGRP
9 5 (8.93%) SAN
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.14%) Network Security
10 4 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) IntelliJ
3 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.50%) JUnit
3 7 (12.50%) Selenium
4 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) Ant
5 2 (3.57%) GoCD
5 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) Gatling
6 1 (1.79%) Gradle
6 1 (1.79%) Grunt
6 1 (1.79%) gulp
6 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.79%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Digital Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) JSON
2 9 (16.07%) Play Framework
2 9 (16.07%) XML
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) J2EE
5 6 (10.71%) EJB
5 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) HTML5
5 6 (10.71%) J2SE
5 6 (10.71%) REST
5 6 (10.71%) SOAP
5 6 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (5.36%) Node.js
7 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
7 2 (3.57%) Ajax
7 2 (3.57%) Servlets
7 2 (3.57%) Web Services
7 2 (3.57%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) IVR
2 6 (10.71%) Handset
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.36%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.86%) Unix
5 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (5.36%) VxWorks
8 2 (3.57%) CentOS
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) DevOps
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) Open Source
4 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Microservices
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Network Design
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) Scala
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) C
4 7 (12.50%) Haskell
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.64%) CCNP
3 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) CCIE
5 4 (7.14%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) CCVP
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) Docker
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.79%) vCloud
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Packer
3 2 (3.57%) Terraform
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Cacti
4 1 (1.79%) DameWare
4 1 (1.79%) Grafana
4 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) Sophos
4 7 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 6 (10.71%) webMethods
6 5 (8.93%) Adobe
6 5 (8.93%) Juniper
6 5 (8.93%) Siemens
7 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.14%) Lotus
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
8 3 (5.36%) F5
8 3 (5.36%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.57%) Brocade
9 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.57%) Splunk
10 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
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