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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 111 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.69% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 10.49% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 12
Median daily rate £338 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £167 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +92.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.92%
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
387 410 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.78% 16.08% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 236 115
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham -11 9 £264 -22.42% 3
Shropshire -40 6 £453 -9.04%
Warwickshire -2 4 - - 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £325 +150.00% 2
Coventry -4 1 £120 - 4
Worcestershire -9 1 £425 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) HTTP
5 13 (28.26%) WAN
5 13 (28.26%) LAN
5 13 (28.26%) SSL
6 12 (26.09%) VPN
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 12 (26.09%) C#
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 12 (26.09%) DevOps
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
7 11 (23.91%) Open Source
7 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
8 10 (21.74%) Puppet
8 10 (21.74%) Scala
9 9 (19.57%) IntelliJ
9 9 (19.57%) Unix
9 9 (19.57%) XML
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
9 9 (19.57%) JSON
9 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
9 9 (19.57%) Microservices
9 9 (19.57%) Play Framework
9 9 (19.57%) Docker
10 8 (17.39%) Haskell

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 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.04%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.70%) IBM Domino
4 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.35%) nginx
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
7 1 (2.17%) Jetty
7 1 (2.17%) Node.js
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) HTTP
2 13 (28.26%) LAN
2 13 (28.26%) SSL
2 13 (28.26%) WAN
3 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 8 (17.39%) DNS
5 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 7 (15.22%) VoIP
6 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 5 (10.87%) Firewall
7 5 (10.87%) OSPF
8 4 (8.70%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
8 4 (8.70%) PABX
8 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
8 4 (8.70%) Wireless
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.52%) FTP
9 3 (6.52%) SAN
9 3 (6.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) IntelliJ
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) JUnit
2 8 (17.39%) Selenium
3 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Gatling
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
6 1 (2.17%) Grunt
6 1 (2.17%) gulp
6 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Digital Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Deskside Support
6 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Deskside Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) JSON
1 9 (19.57%) Play Framework
1 9 (19.57%) XML
2 8 (17.39%) CSS
2 8 (17.39%) J2EE
3 7 (15.22%) EJB
3 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
3 7 (15.22%) HTML5
3 7 (15.22%) J2SE
3 7 (15.22%) REST
3 7 (15.22%) SOAP
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.35%) Servlets
6 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) IVR
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Handset
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Unix
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) CentOS
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) DevOps
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Open Source
2 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) Microservices
4 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (4.35%) High Availability
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Security Patching
8 2 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) Scala
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 8 (17.39%) Haskell
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) CCNP
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) CCVP
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.17%) vCloud
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.17%) DameWare
3 1 (2.17%) Grafana
3 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Adobe
3 7 (15.22%) webMethods
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Lotus
5 5 (10.87%) Siemens
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 4 (8.70%) Sophos
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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