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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 80 93 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 28 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.76% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 5.97% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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£267 £238 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -34.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.43 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.49% +3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.49 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £15.37 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -28.57%
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
289 268 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.57% 12.67% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 129 78
Average daily rate £310 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 53
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £29.30 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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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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
Shropshire -2 9 £271 -
Birmingham -3 8 £225 +66.66% 10
Warwickshire +3 6 £250 - 4
Coventry +4 3 £310 -22.50% 1
Staffordshire +4 1 - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 4
Walsall - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 33 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
4 28 (34.57%) VMware
5 25 (30.86%) MS Office
5 25 (30.86%) Windows XP
6 22 (27.16%) LAN
7 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (23.46%) MS Exchange
9 19 (23.46%) Linux
9 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
10 18 (22.22%) WAN
11 17 (20.99%) DNS
11 17 (20.99%) UNIX
12 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (16.05%) DHCP
12 13 (16.05%) Citrix
13 12 (14.81%) Symantec
13 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.58%) Firewall
15 10 (12.35%) Banking
15 10 (12.35%) Windows Vista
15 10 (12.35%) SQL
15 10 (12.35%) VPN
15 10 (12.35%) Cisco
15 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (11.11%) SAN
16 9 (11.11%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.17%) CICS
3 5 (6.17%) Lync
4 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) TPMS
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (30.86%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.16%) LAN
2 18 (22.22%) WAN
3 17 (20.99%) DNS
4 13 (16.05%) DHCP
5 11 (13.58%) Firewall
6 10 (12.35%) VPN
7 9 (11.11%) SAN
8 8 (9.88%) VoIP
8 8 (9.88%) Internet
9 6 (7.41%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.17%) ATM
10 5 (6.17%) Wireless
11 4 (4.94%) 4G
11 4 (4.94%) 3G
12 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
12 3 (3.70%) SMTP
12 3 (3.70%) RIP
12 3 (3.70%) ADSL
12 3 (3.70%) BGP
12 3 (3.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
3 5 (6.17%) DB2
4 4 (4.94%) Informix
5 1 (1.23%) DTS
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (12.35%) Banking
2 8 (9.88%) Back Office
3 4 (4.94%) Automotive
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Support Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) HTML
1 4 (4.94%) EJB
1 4 (4.94%) JavaBeans
2 3 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (1.23%) JMS
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.70%) Telematics
6 2 (2.47%) Open Source
6 2 (2.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) HACMP
7 1 (1.23%) LPAR
7 1 (1.23%) iSeries
7 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) PDA
7 1 (1.23%) Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) GIS
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) AS400
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 25 (30.86%) Windows XP
3 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (23.46%) Linux
5 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
6 17 (20.99%) UNIX
7 10 (12.35%) Windows Vista
8 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.11%) Solaris
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.70%) HPUX
11 2 (2.47%) CentOS
11 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.47%) zOS
11 2 (2.47%) AIX
12 1 (1.23%) VMS
12 1 (1.23%) OpenVMS
12 1 (1.23%) Tru64
12 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.88%) ITIL
2 7 (8.64%) Migration
3 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
3 4 (4.94%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (4.94%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (4.94%) Scrum
3 4 (4.94%) Change Management
3 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (4.94%) TDD
3 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
3 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.70%) Validation
4 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.70%) Test Strategy
4 3 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.47%) Security Architecture
5 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Java
2 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.64%) VBA
4 6 (7.41%) VB
5 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.70%) C
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) COBOL
8 1 (1.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) CCNP
4 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) ISSAP
5 2 (2.47%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) CCIP
6 1 (1.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) MCP
6 1 (1.23%) RHCE
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) KVM
4 2 (2.47%) XenApp
4 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.23%) RACF
5 1 (1.23%) XenServer
5 1 (1.23%) Postfix
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.70%) SCOM
3 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.23%) Control-M
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.57%) VMware
3 13 (16.05%) Citrix
4 12 (14.81%) Symantec
5 10 (12.35%) Cisco
6 8 (9.88%) Oracle
7 7 (8.64%) Lotus
7 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.64%) IBM
8 5 (6.17%) HP
9 4 (4.94%) Sybase
10 2 (2.47%) BT
10 2 (2.47%) Cramer
10 2 (2.47%) Sun
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) EMC
10 2 (2.47%) CA
10 2 (2.47%) Remedy
11 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.23%) McAfee
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