Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 97 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 69 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.32% 1.47% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.43% 11.53% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 29
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £250 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -14.53% +8.33%
10th Percentile £114 £134 £155
90th Percentile £411 £450 £394
England median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.25 £10.88 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -55.15% +36.62%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.33 £12.63
90th Percentile £44.00 £15.34 £36.08
England median hourly rate £18.70 £33.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +85.50% -7.69%

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 420 399 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.12% 12.79% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 253 218
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - -5.11%
10th Percentile £149 £130 £163
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £17.03 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.89% +26.11% -27.03%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.95 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £34.25 £23.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 25 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 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 +23 43 £280 +10.89% 6
Nottinghamshire -2 16 £400 -5.88% 14
Northamptonshire +11 5 £300 +36.36% 5
Derbyshire -9 3 £230 +15.00% 3
Lincolnshire -5 2 £275 +96.43% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 34 (49.28%) DNS
5 27 (39.13%) PowerShell
5 27 (39.13%) Windows Server
6 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 22 (31.88%) Server Virtualisation
8 22 (31.88%) IPsec
8 22 (31.88%) PKI
8 22 (31.88%) Kerberos
9 20 (28.99%) Incident Management
10 19 (27.54%) LDAP
11 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (26.09%) Migration
11 18 (26.09%) VMware
12 16 (23.19%) Cisco
12 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (20.29%) Linux
13 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.29%) Firewall
14 13 (18.84%) ITIL
14 13 (18.84%) LAN
14 13 (18.84%) Citrix
14 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (17.39%) Oracle
16 11 (15.94%) DHCP
17 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (14.49%) Red Hat

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 (13.04%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.80%) iPlanet
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) nginx
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Documentum
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Office 365
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (49.28%) DNS
2 22 (31.88%) IPsec
2 22 (31.88%) Kerberos
3 14 (20.29%) Firewall
4 13 (18.84%) LAN
5 11 (15.94%) DHCP
6 7 (10.14%) VPN
7 6 (8.70%) SAN
7 6 (8.70%) WAN
8 5 (7.25%) Internet
8 5 (7.25%) NAS
9 4 (5.80%) MPLS
9 4 (5.80%) VLAN
10 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
10 3 (4.35%) Modbus
10 3 (4.35%) SSL
10 3 (4.35%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) GoCD
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) Hudson
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory Specialist
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (8.70%) Administrator
3 6 (8.70%) Developer
4 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (7.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
4 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Solaris Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) LDAP
2 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.25%) LINQ
4 4 (5.80%) J2EE
4 4 (5.80%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (2.90%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.45%) Core Data
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.45%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) JPA
6 1 (1.45%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 22 (31.88%) PKI
3 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.90%) EPoS
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (20.29%) Linux
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.25%) CentOS
8 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.80%) AIX
9 4 (5.80%) HPUX
9 4 (5.80%) Solaris
9 4 (5.80%) Unix
10 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.35%) SUSE
11 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Server Virtualisation
2 20 (28.99%) Incident Management
3 18 (26.09%) Migration
4 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.84%) ITIL
5 7 (10.14%) High Availability
6 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.70%) Logistics
7 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps
8 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.80%) Open Source
9 3 (4.35%) Front End Development
9 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.35%) Service Management
10 2 (2.90%) MVC
10 2 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.14%) C#
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) C
5 2 (2.90%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) CCNP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) TickIT
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) COBIT
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) XenApp
3 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.25%) Docker
5 5 (7.25%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (5.80%) LXC
7 2 (2.90%) vSphere
8 1 (1.45%) KVM
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
1 5 (7.25%) WSUS
2 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 3 (4.35%) Ganglia
2 3 (4.35%) Graphite
2 3 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (4.35%) Kibana
2 3 (4.35%) Nagios
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Riemann
2 3 (4.35%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.45%) OpenView
3 1 (1.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) Cisco
4 13 (18.84%) Citrix
5 12 (17.39%) Oracle
6 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.70%) HP
8 5 (7.25%) Apple
8 5 (7.25%) F5
8 5 (7.25%) Sophos
9 4 (5.80%) Sun
10 3 (4.35%) Dell
10 3 (4.35%) Siemens
11 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.90%) IBM
11 2 (2.90%) Juniper
11 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.45%) Opsware
12 1 (1.45%) Splunk