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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 14 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.99% - 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.04%
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 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 23.76% 18.57% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 16
Average daily rate £500 £328 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.67% +95.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.15 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.58% -32.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.95 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £29.30 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Malvern - - - -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Draytek
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Draytek
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco