The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.42% - 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £125 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £337
% change year-on-year +13.15% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.61%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 43 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.11% 11.88% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £310 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Coventry

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Coventry

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Coventry over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Coventry

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Coventry

TCP/IP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (33.33%) Sourcefire
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 3 (33.33%) GFI Software
4 3 (33.33%) Rapid7
4 3 (33.33%) LogRhythm
4 3 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (33.33%) 802.1X

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) FireEye
2 3 (33.33%) GFI Software
2 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 3 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 3 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos