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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 74 64
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 +33
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 7 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 0.65% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 5.65% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
10th Percentile £160 £245 -
25th Percentile £187 £313 £205
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £260 £325 £210
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +54.76% -38.91%
75th Percentile £461 £388 £215
90th Percentile £518 - -
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year - -3.57% -8.91%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £39.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.50% +109.21% -9.52%

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 178 124 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.95% 11.44% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 79 54
10th Percentile £178 £161 £120
25th Percentile £263 £219 £157
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £406 £360 £303
Median % change year-on-year +12.85% +19.01% -6.92%
75th Percentile £500 £410 £411
90th Percentile £550 £488 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
10th Percentile £15.80 £13.20 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.53 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% +40.63% +18.52%
75th Percentile £23.63 £51.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £25.25 £56.20 £49.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.21 £21.69
% change year-on-year +7.71% +7.02% +8.44%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -7 5 £508 +56.15% 6
Leicestershire -9 3 £220 -41.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £300 - 4
Lincolnshire +1 2 £300 -
Derbyshire -10 2 £160 -20.00% 3
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) vSphere
7 5 (35.71%) LDAP
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
8 4 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 3 (21.43%) Azure
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) IIS
9 3 (21.43%) Server Building
9 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
10 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
10 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (14.29%) Server Management
10 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall

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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (21.43%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support
3 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Server Building
1 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 2 (14.29%) Server Management
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (7.14%) GPFS
6 1 (7.14%) Lustre
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 4 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.14%) Grafana
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
5 1 (7.14%) Trend Micro