Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 87 96
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 64 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.24% 1.90% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.58% 15.57% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 23
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +13.33% +11.53%
10th Percentile £126 £235 £198
90th Percentile £437 £538 £445
England median daily rate £438 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.28% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £10.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.09% -15.69% -32.89%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.35 £10.78
90th Percentile £45.00 £14.93 £15.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% +48.65% +2.78%

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 386 366 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.48% 12.20% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 212 215
East Midlands median daily rate £364 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.86% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £129 £150 £181
90th Percentile £502 £500 £602
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% +18.61% -22.37%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £37.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +11 28 £288 +9.52% 4
Nottinghamshire -8 18 £400 -5.88% 7
Northamptonshire -9 10 £325 -38.10% 3
Derbyshire +12 4 - - 4
Lincolnshire +5 1 £200 +25.00% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.25%) DNS
3 20 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
4 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
4 19 (29.69%) Linux
4 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
5 18 (28.13%) Cisco
6 17 (26.56%) Firewall
7 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (25.00%) DHCP
8 15 (23.44%) LAN
8 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (20.31%) Office 365
9 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
10 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
10 12 (18.75%) Docker
10 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 11 (17.19%) Open Source
11 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
11 11 (17.19%) CentOS
11 11 (17.19%) Ubuntu
11 11 (17.19%) Apache
11 11 (17.19%) ITIL
12 10 (15.63%) VMware
12 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
12 10 (15.63%) nginx
12 10 (15.63%) LXC
13 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V

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 (17.19%) Apache
2 10 (15.63%) nginx
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
4 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.13%) Site Server
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Office 365
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.69%) G Suite
5 2 (3.13%) Dropbox
5 2 (3.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.56%) IaaS
6 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) DNS
2 17 (26.56%) Firewall
3 16 (25.00%) DHCP
4 15 (23.44%) LAN
5 9 (14.06%) WAN
6 8 (12.50%) Wireless
7 7 (10.94%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (9.38%) VPN
9 5 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (7.81%) IPsec
9 5 (7.81%) Wireshark
10 4 (6.25%) Kerberos
10 4 (6.25%) SSL
11 3 (4.69%) MPLS
11 3 (4.69%) OSPF
12 2 (3.13%) BGP
12 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (3.13%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
12 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) GoCD
4 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Administrator
2 8 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Backend Developer
4 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) EPoS Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) EPoS Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) LINQ
2 5 (7.81%) Lambda Expressions
3 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) LDAP
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.56%) Core Data
5 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.56%) Java EE
5 1 (1.56%) JPA
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.56%) WAP
5 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) PKI
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) EPoS
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.19%) CentOS
4 11 (17.19%) Ubuntu
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (1.56%) ThreadX
9 1 (1.56%) Unix
9 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 11 (17.19%) Open Source
4 9 (14.06%) Change Management
5 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.94%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) DevOps
8 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.81%) Logistics
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.25%) High Availability
9 4 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.13%) MVC
11 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.94%) C#
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (3.13%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CCNP
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCITP
3 1 (1.56%) MCTS
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) TickIT
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.56%) COBIT
4 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Docker
3 10 (15.63%) LXC
4 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Ansible
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.13%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.13%) Graphite
3 2 (3.13%) Kibana
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
3 2 (3.13%) Riemann
4 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.56%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.56%) Salt
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 10 (15.63%) VMware
5 8 (12.50%) Oracle
6 5 (7.81%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (4.69%) Veeam
9 2 (3.13%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.56%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard