Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 118 93
Rank change year-on-year +38 -25 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 72 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.24% 0.82% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.62% 6.70% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 20
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £301 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +3.62% +5.45%
10th Percentile £230 £140 £155
90th Percentile £493 £450 £422
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% +43.06% -5.26%
10th Percentile £10.29 £13.68 £12.70
90th Percentile £44.00 £37.23 £31.05
England median hourly rate £21.75 £36.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -39.58% +107.73% -8.71%

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 461 403 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.32% 12.24% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 262 194
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -3.11%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £168
90th Percentile £500 £534 £479
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 36
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.30 £39.13 £38.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +19 36 £280 -0.88% 6
Nottinghamshire +24 21 £369 - 2
Derbyshire -4 6 £320 +60.00%
Northamptonshire +5 4 £165 -49.23%
Lincolnshire -5 4 £225 -43.75%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 36 (50.00%) DNS
4 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
6 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (34.72%) Oracle
7 25 (34.72%) Data Centre
8 23 (31.94%) Unix
8 23 (31.94%) PowerShell
9 22 (30.56%) Linux
9 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
9 22 (30.56%) LDAP
10 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (27.78%) Kerberos
11 20 (27.78%) IPsec
11 20 (27.78%) PKI
11 20 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
12 18 (25.00%) Migration
13 17 (23.61%) Cisco
13 17 (23.61%) SAN
14 16 (22.22%) VMware
15 15 (20.83%) Incident Management
15 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
15 15 (20.83%) Firewall
15 15 (20.83%) ITIL
16 14 (19.44%) AIX
16 14 (19.44%) Solaris
16 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (18.06%) 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 11 (15.28%) Apache
1 11 (15.28%) iPlanet
1 11 (15.28%) JBoss
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle Application Server
1 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
1 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.78%) Documentum
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.78%) Dropbox
4 2 (2.78%) Route 53
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.00%) DNS
2 22 (30.56%) LDAP
3 20 (27.78%) IPsec
3 20 (27.78%) Kerberos
4 17 (23.61%) SAN
5 15 (20.83%) Firewall
6 12 (16.67%) WAN
7 11 (15.28%) Internet
7 11 (15.28%) LAN
8 9 (12.50%) DHCP
9 7 (9.72%) NAS
10 6 (8.33%) VLAN
11 5 (6.94%) ATM
11 5 (6.94%) FCoE
11 5 (6.94%) Intranet
11 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
12 4 (5.56%) HTTP
12 4 (5.56%) SSL
12 4 (5.56%) Wireless
13 3 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.17%) GIS
5 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.39%) PeopleTools
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Automotive
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 10 (13.89%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Solaris Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Architect
7 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) EPoS Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
1 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 9 (12.50%) J2EE
1 9 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (6.94%) LINQ
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.17%) Aurelia
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) CSS3
3 3 (4.17%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) HTML5
3 3 (4.17%) jQuery
3 3 (4.17%) Middleware
3 3 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (4.17%) REST
3 3 (4.17%) SOAP
3 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Data Centre
2 20 (27.78%) PKI
3 9 (12.50%) Clustering
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
5 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
6 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.17%) EPoS
7 3 (4.17%) NHS
8 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (31.94%) Unix
5 22 (30.56%) Linux
6 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (19.44%) AIX
7 14 (19.44%) Solaris
7 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (15.28%) HPUX
9 10 (13.89%) SUSE
10 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
2 18 (25.00%) Migration
3 15 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 15 (20.83%) ITIL
4 12 (16.67%) High Availability
4 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) Logistics
6 6 (8.33%) MVC
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Open Source
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.17%) BPR
9 3 (4.17%) ITSM
9 3 (4.17%) Network Design
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.28%) SQL
3 9 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) C
5 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.33%) Perl
7 5 (6.94%) C-shell
7 5 (6.94%) Korn
7 5 (6.94%) Python
7 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) VBScript
10 2 (2.78%) Java
10 2 (2.78%) Tcl
11 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.72%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.17%) MCSA
6 2 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CNE
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) KVM
4 5 (6.94%) Samba
5 4 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (5.56%) XenApp
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.78%) Docker
8 1 (1.39%) Firmware
8 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Puppet
4 3 (4.17%) OpenView
4 3 (4.17%) Salt
5 2 (2.78%) collectd
5 2 (2.78%) Kibana
5 2 (2.78%) logstash
5 2 (2.78%) StatsD
5 2 (2.78%) Terraform
6 1 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.39%) Mesos
6 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.72%) Oracle
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 16 (22.22%) VMware
5 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
6 11 (15.28%) F5
6 11 (15.28%) HP
6 11 (15.28%) Sun
7 7 (9.72%) Citrix
8 5 (6.94%) Dell
9 4 (5.56%) PlateSpin
9 4 (5.56%) Veritas
10 3 (4.17%) arcserve
10 3 (4.17%) Borland
10 3 (4.17%) Cognos
10 3 (4.17%) Intel
10 3 (4.17%) Opsware
10 3 (4.17%) Rackspace
10 3 (4.17%) SAP
11 2 (2.78%) SaltStack