Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 72 127
Rank change year-on-year -4 +55 -38
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 60 79 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.29% 2.46% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 16.77% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 18
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +43.75% -31.62%
10th Percentile £277 £195 £125
90th Percentile £575 £475 £338
England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £11.25 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.00% -56.31% +45.07%
10th Percentile £35.00 £10.28 £13.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.50 £37.23
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -45.21% +108.57%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 368 471 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.05% 14.66% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 301 269
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £161 £150 £131
90th Percentile £544 £500 £500
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00% +25.90%
10th Percentile £11.05 £9.85 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.85 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -3 29 £350 +25.00% 10
Derbyshire +19 12 £338 +5.47% 1
Northamptonshire -3 8 £350 +112.12% 10
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £400 +8.47% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 37 (61.67%) Oracle
2 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.67%) Cisco
5 20 (33.33%) VPN
5 20 (33.33%) C#
5 20 (33.33%) Firewall
6 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (23.33%) Retail
7 14 (23.33%) MPLS
7 14 (23.33%) IBM
8 13 (21.67%) Citrix
8 13 (21.67%) Middleware
8 13 (21.67%) Windows
8 13 (21.67%) Linux
8 13 (21.67%) VMware
9 12 (20.00%) ITIL
10 11 (18.33%) .NET
10 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
10 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
11 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (16.67%) XML
12 9 (15.00%) LAN
12 9 (15.00%) Lambda Expressions
12 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
12 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
12 9 (15.00%) LINQ
13 8 (13.33%) WAN

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.33%) Confluence
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.00%) Site Server
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Firewall
1 20 (33.33%) VPN
2 14 (23.33%) MPLS
3 9 (15.00%) LAN
4 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 8 (13.33%) WAN
5 7 (11.67%) DHCP
5 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 7 (11.67%) SSL
5 7 (11.67%) Wireless
6 6 (10.00%) HTTP
6 6 (10.00%) IPsec
7 4 (6.67%) VoIP
8 2 (3.33%) BGP
8 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.33%) Modbus
8 2 (3.33%) Multicast
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) GoCD
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (23.33%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Backend Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Architect
5 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 11 (18.33%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
7 9 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) Network Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
9 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 6 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Middleware
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (16.67%) XML
4 9 (15.00%) Lambda Expressions
4 9 (15.00%) LINQ
5 5 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.67%) CGI
6 1 (1.67%) Embperl
6 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.67%) JPA
6 1 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) LAMP
6 1 (1.67%) REST
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) SUSE
5 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) High Availability
6 5 (8.33%) SOA
6 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
7 4 (6.67%) SIEM
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.33%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.33%) Logistics
9 2 (3.33%) Web Filtering
10 1 (1.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.67%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) CCNP
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VCP6
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (11.67%) vSphere
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Ansible
2 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.67%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.67%) Graphite
4 1 (1.67%) Kibana
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.67%) Riemann
4 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (36.67%) Cisco
4 14 (23.33%) IBM
5 13 (21.67%) Citrix
5 13 (21.67%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.67%) Ab Initio
8 4 (6.67%) AppDynamics
8 4 (6.67%) Atlassian
8 4 (6.67%) F5
9 3 (5.00%) BMC
9 3 (5.00%) Remedy
10 2 (3.33%) EMC
10 2 (3.33%) SAP
10 2 (3.33%) Siemens
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec
10 2 (3.33%) Veeam
11 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds