Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 78 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 +42 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 77 68 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.80% 2.17% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.64% 16.11% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 16
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £320 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -17.42% +27.57%
10th Percentile £227 £235 £178
90th Percentile £530 £538 £438
England median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £20.29 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.12% -21.19% +45.07%
10th Percentile £35.00 £10.29 £13.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £38.75 £37.23
England median hourly rate £20.75 £24.06 £21.50
% change year-on-year -13.74% +11.88% +24.06%

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 413 422 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.04% 13.45% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 276 262
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £329 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.46% -17.81% +23.08%
10th Percentile £126 £148 £213
90th Percentile £535 £530 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 25
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% -18.31%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.08 £8.69
90th Percentile £47.80 £52.50 £29.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -20.96% +15.00%

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 September 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 25 September 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 +15 38 £350 +25.00% 5
Northamptonshire -7 11 £333 -36.67% 7
Derbyshire +16 10 £275 -14.06% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 9 £388 +5.08% 5
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (46.75%) Oracle
1 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) C#
3 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
3 25 (32.47%) Cisco
4 19 (24.68%) Firewall
4 19 (24.68%) LAN
5 18 (23.38%) Linux
6 17 (22.08%) DHCP
6 17 (22.08%) DNS
7 16 (20.78%) VMware
8 15 (19.48%) WAN
8 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
8 15 (19.48%) .NET
9 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 13 (16.88%) LINQ
10 13 (16.88%) Office 365
10 13 (16.88%) XML
10 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
11 12 (15.58%) Lambda Expressions
12 11 (14.29%) VPN
12 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
13 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
14 9 (11.69%) SSL
14 9 (11.69%) Ansible

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 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.49%) Confluence
2 5 (6.49%) Site Server
3 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Office 365
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.90%) G Suite
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) Firewall
1 19 (24.68%) LAN
2 17 (22.08%) DHCP
2 17 (22.08%) DNS
3 15 (19.48%) WAN
4 11 (14.29%) VPN
5 9 (11.69%) SSL
6 8 (10.39%) HTTP
7 7 (9.09%) MPLS
8 6 (7.79%) IPsec
9 5 (6.49%) Wireless
10 4 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.90%) Network Security
12 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
12 2 (2.60%) Modbus
12 2 (2.60%) VLAN
13 1 (1.30%) SNMP
13 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) GoCD
5 2 (2.60%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.39%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) C# Developer
3 20 (25.97%) Backend Developer
4 13 (16.88%) SQL Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 10 (12.99%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
8 9 (11.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (11.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (10.39%) Architect
9 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
12 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
13 4 (5.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 13 (16.88%) LINQ
3 13 (16.88%) XML
4 12 (15.58%) Lambda Expressions
5 6 (7.79%) Middleware
6 3 (3.90%) Spring
7 2 (2.60%) Web Services
8 1 (1.30%) CGI
8 1 (1.30%) COM
8 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.30%) Java EE
8 1 (1.30%) JPA
8 1 (1.30%) JSON
8 1 (1.30%) LAMP
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.30%) SOAP
8 1 (1.30%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.30%) WAP
8 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Clustering
1 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.90%) NHS
2 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) EPoS
2 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.30%) PKI
2 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.30%) User Experience
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Linux
3 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.90%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.90%) Unix
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) CentOS
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (10.39%) DevOps
3 7 (9.09%) High Availability
4 6 (7.79%) ITIL
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.49%) Change Management
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.49%) Logistics
5 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.19%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (5.19%) SOA
7 3 (3.90%) Change Control
7 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) SQL
2 25 (32.47%) C#
3 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) C
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Ruby
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Tcl
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) CCNP
1 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.60%) MCITP
1 2 (2.60%) MCSE
1 2 (2.60%) MCTS
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.30%) CCNA
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) Docker
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Ansible
2 5 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.19%) Puppet
4 3 (3.90%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.90%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.60%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.60%) Graphite
5 2 (2.60%) Kibana
5 2 (2.60%) Nagios
5 2 (2.60%) Riemann
6 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.30%) Salt
6 1 (1.30%) SCCM
6 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
1 36 (46.75%) Oracle
2 25 (32.47%) Cisco
3 16 (20.78%) VMware
4 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
4 8 (10.39%) IBM
5 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.49%) AppDynamics
6 5 (6.49%) Veeam
7 4 (5.19%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.19%) F5
8 3 (3.90%) Brocade
9 2 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
9 2 (2.60%) Siemens
9 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.60%) Symantec