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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 110 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 8.14% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
Average daily rate £195 £261 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.25% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £173 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £297 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -3.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
263 307 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.37% 14.08% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 128 125
Average daily rate £375 £298 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 49 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.65 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £29.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 9 £178 -21.11% 12
Shropshire -17 5 £375 +38.44% 1
Worcestershire +12 3 £425 - 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) LAN
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Linux
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco
5 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (23.08%) Internet
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) DHCP
6 9 (23.08%) VPN
7 8 (20.51%) DNS
7 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.95%) Citrix
8 7 (17.95%) HTTP
8 7 (17.95%) C#
8 7 (17.95%) Java
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 7 (17.95%) MS Office
9 6 (15.38%) Unix
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) IBM Domino
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
2 9 (23.08%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) VPN
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) DNS
4 7 (17.95%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) BGP
5 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
5 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 5 (12.82%) MPLS
5 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 5 (12.82%) SSL
6 4 (10.26%) L2TP
6 4 (10.26%) OSPF
6 4 (10.26%) VPLS
6 4 (10.26%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) JUnit
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Billing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Front Office
2 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Deskside Support
6 3 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) HTML5
1 4 (10.26%) JSON
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) EJB
2 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.69%) J2EE
2 3 (7.69%) J2SE
2 3 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 3 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Linux
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) Unix
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps
3 4 (10.26%) Network Design
3 4 (10.26%) Open Source
3 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (7.69%) Microservices
4 3 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) C
4 4 (10.26%) Scala
5 3 (7.69%) Haskell
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) CCIE
4 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
4 4 (10.26%) JNCIE
4 4 (10.26%) JNCIP
4 4 (10.26%) JNCIS
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) MCDST
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) NFS
2 3 (7.69%) Samba
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) Juniper
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Lotus
7 4 (10.26%) Adobe
8 3 (7.69%) arcserve
8 3 (7.69%) Symantec
8 3 (7.69%) webMethods
9 2 (5.13%) Apple
9 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.13%) Siemens
9 2 (5.13%) Sophos
10 1 (2.56%) Avaya
10 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
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