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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 111 90 75
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 32 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.94% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 8.71% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 20
Median daily rate £313 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £382 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Median hourly rate £36.50 £20.75 £19.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.90% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £16.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.10 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -3.72%
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
468 264 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.26% 10.74% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 140 227
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
Coventry -10 9 £325 - 1
Warwickshire -11 4 £350 -2.09% 2
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Birmingham -20 2 £175 -20.45% 7
Solihull - 2 £373 - 1
Staffordshire +6 1 - - 3
Worcestershire -1 1 £300 -
Walsall - 1 £125 - 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) VPN
4 18 (30.51%) WAN
5 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
6 15 (25.42%) LAN
6 15 (25.42%) Cisco
7 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (22.03%) DNS
8 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (20.34%) CCNP
9 12 (20.34%) DHCP
9 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.34%) VoIP
10 10 (16.95%) Firewall
10 10 (16.95%) SSL
10 10 (16.95%) HTTP
10 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.95%) DevOps
10 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
11 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
11 9 (15.25%) C
11 9 (15.25%) OSPF
12 8 (13.56%) Citrix
12 8 (13.56%) Sophos
12 8 (13.56%) BGP
12 8 (13.56%) Wireless
12 8 (13.56%) ITIL

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 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.78%) IBM Domino
2 4 (6.78%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
4 2 (3.39%) TPMS
5 1 (1.69%) CICS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) VPN
2 18 (30.51%) WAN
3 15 (25.42%) LAN
4 13 (22.03%) DNS
5 12 (20.34%) DHCP
5 12 (20.34%) VoIP
6 10 (16.95%) Firewall
6 10 (16.95%) HTTP
6 10 (16.95%) SSL
7 9 (15.25%) OSPF
8 8 (13.56%) BGP
8 8 (13.56%) Wireless
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.17%) MPLS
9 6 (10.17%) PABX
10 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.47%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.47%) Ethernet
10 5 (8.47%) Network Security
10 5 (8.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) IntelliJ
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
3 4 (6.78%) Selenium
4 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.39%) Ant
5 2 (3.39%) GoCD
5 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
6 1 (1.69%) Grunt
6 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.69%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Software Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) JSON
2 5 (8.47%) Play Framework
2 5 (8.47%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.08%) J2EE
4 3 (5.08%) Node.js
4 3 (5.08%) Yocto
5 2 (3.39%) Ajax
5 2 (3.39%) EJB
5 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) J2SE
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) Servlets
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Handset
1 6 (10.17%) IVR
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.86%) Unix
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.78%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (6.78%) VxWorks
9 2 (3.39%) CentOS
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) AIX
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (16.95%) DevOps
2 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
3 8 (13.56%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Open Source
5 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) Microservices
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.39%) Network Design
9 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (3.39%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) Scala
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) Haskell
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Groovy
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.34%) CCNP
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) CCNA
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) CCIE
6 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MCITP
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.69%) vCloud
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.39%) Nexpose
3 2 (3.39%) Packer
3 2 (3.39%) Terraform
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) DameWare
4 1 (1.69%) Grafana
4 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.69%) Kibana
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Cisco
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Citrix
3 8 (13.56%) Sophos
4 7 (11.86%) VMware
5 6 (10.17%) Juniper
6 5 (8.47%) Siemens
6 5 (8.47%) Symantec
7 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.78%) F5
7 4 (6.78%) Intel Security
7 4 (6.78%) Lotus
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 3 (5.08%) HP
9 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.39%) Mercator
9 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.39%) Splunk
9 2 (3.39%) webMethods
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