The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.10% 1.37% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 5.88% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +19.60%
TCP/IP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 26.37% 23.29% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 10
Median daily rate £380 £468 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.71% +48.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £506 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Worcestershire region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Worcestershire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Apache

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware