Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 62 65
Rank change year-on-year -40 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 10 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% 1.37% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 11.24% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 25
10th Percentile £383 " £129
25th Percentile £413 " £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £435 £120 £350
Median % change year-on-year +262.50% -65.71% -
75th Percentile £475 £168 £438
90th Percentile £490 £180 £475
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
10th Percentile " £14.09 £14.00
25th Percentile £12.75 £14.22 £16.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.22 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -11.30% -7.76% -58.75%
75th Percentile £14.25 £17.00 £18.56
90th Percentile " £17.60 £47.00
England median hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year +58.00% +9.49% -4.86%

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 190 89 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.06% 12.18% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 53 178
10th Percentile £181 £123 £156
25th Percentile £210 £172 £233
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £363 £350 £350
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
75th Percentile £444 £406 £448
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £476 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +8.86% +5.42% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 45
10th Percentile £14.63 £13.67 £11.24
25th Percentile £15.65 £14.89 £14.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year - +40.63% +6.67%
75th Percentile £51.00 £37.50 £24.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.75 £46.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £34.98 £21.51
% change year-on-year -37.10% +62.58% +13.22%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in the East Midlands

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in the East Midlands.

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 8 December 2021. 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
Northamptonshire -18 3 £450 +275.00% 3
Leicestershire - 2 £405 - 7
Nottinghamshire -26 1 - - 7
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) IaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening

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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SD-WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto