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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 88 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 28 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.86% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 12.20% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 7
Average daily rate
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£220 £188 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £319 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.90% +17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £10.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.73 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -22.66%
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
273 369 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.39% 15.24% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 175 133
Average daily rate £320 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £155 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 2015.

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 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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 -6 13 £185 -24.48% 1
Warwickshire +3 4 £325 -2.98% 1
Worcestershire +1 4 - - 4
Coventry +6 2 £270 - 6
Staffordshire -11 2 £145 - 4
Shropshire -8 1 £285 +52.00% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) Firewall
3 24 (37.50%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Cisco
4 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
5 21 (32.81%) DNS
6 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
6 17 (26.56%) UNIX
7 16 (25.00%) Solaris
7 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (23.44%) Internet
9 14 (21.88%) CCNA
10 13 (20.31%) WAN
10 13 (20.31%) ITIL
10 13 (20.31%) BGP
10 13 (20.31%) VMware
11 12 (18.75%) F5
11 12 (18.75%) OSPF
11 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
12 11 (17.19%) Java
12 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.19%) LAN
12 11 (17.19%) Change Control
12 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
13 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (15.63%) Migration
13 10 (15.63%) SSL
13 10 (15.63%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.13%) Vectorworks
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) DNS
3 15 (23.44%) Internet
4 13 (20.31%) BGP
4 13 (20.31%) WAN
5 12 (18.75%) OSPF
6 11 (17.19%) LAN
7 10 (15.63%) SAN
7 10 (15.63%) SSL
8 8 (12.50%) VPN
8 8 (12.50%) DHCP
8 8 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (10.94%) Multicast
10 5 (7.81%) Wireless
11 4 (6.25%) MPLS
11 4 (6.25%) SMTP
12 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
12 3 (4.69%) SNMP
12 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
12 3 (4.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.56%) XMLSpy
1 1 (1.56%) CANoe
General
1 8 (12.50%) Marketing
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) French Language
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.50%) DBA
2 8 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Administrator
2 8 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Implementation Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) IT Support
8 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Technician
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) XML
1 9 (14.06%) CGI
1 9 (14.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) XHTML
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) XMPP
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.56%) Telematics
4 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Linux
3 17 (26.56%) UNIX
4 16 (25.00%) Solaris
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.94%) SUSE
9 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Change Control
3 10 (15.63%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 7 (10.94%) Open Source
5 7 (10.94%) Analytics
5 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.94%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.69%) Workflow
8 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security
9 2 (3.13%) UML
9 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.13%) DevOps
9 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) Ruby
3 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.81%) VB
4 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.69%) SQL
6 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) C
6 2 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.88%) CCNA
3 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) PMP
5 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CCNP
7 2 (3.13%) CCSE
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) MCP
8 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Cisco
2 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 12 (18.75%) F5
4 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.94%) IBM
8 5 (7.81%) Symantec
8 5 (7.81%) Citrix
9 4 (6.25%) Dell
10 3 (4.69%) Sun
10 3 (4.69%) SAP
10 3 (4.69%) Compaq
11 2 (3.13%) Autodesk
11 2 (3.13%) BT
11 2 (3.13%) Cramer
11 2 (3.13%) Huawei
11 2 (3.13%) HP
11 2 (3.13%) Nortel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago