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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / East Midlands
Rank 66 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 34 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.28% 1.60% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.89% 15.57% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
Median daily rate £274 £325 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.76% -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £394 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £328
% change year-on-year +12.67% +8.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.68% -13.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.35 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £14.15 £18.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 180 167 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.06% 10.29% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 79
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.59% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +9 17 £259 - 8
Nottinghamshire +7 13 £425 - 4
Northamptonshire -3 8 £375 +82.92% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £160 - 2
Derbyshire -8 3 - - 2
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) DNS
3 22 (42.31%) LAN
4 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (28.85%) Firewall
7 14 (26.92%) DHCP
7 14 (26.92%) Linux
7 14 (26.92%) IIS
8 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 12 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 12 (23.08%) WAN
9 12 (23.08%) HP
9 12 (23.08%) Wireless
10 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
11 10 (19.23%) SCCM
11 10 (19.23%) VMware
11 10 (19.23%) Dell
12 9 (17.31%) VBScript
12 9 (17.31%) Oracle
12 9 (17.31%) MS Office
12 9 (17.31%) Unix
12 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
13 8 (15.38%) Kanban

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 14 (26.92%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) JBoss
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Demantra
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SnowdropKCS
2 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) IaaS
1 8 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) DNS
2 22 (42.31%) LAN
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 14 (26.92%) DHCP
5 12 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (23.08%) WAN
5 12 (23.08%) Wireless
6 8 (15.38%) HTTP
6 8 (15.38%) SSL
7 5 (9.62%) ADSL
8 4 (7.69%) Network Security
8 4 (7.69%) VLAN
9 3 (5.77%) BGP
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.77%) MPLS
9 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.85%) OSPF
10 2 (3.85%) SAN
10 2 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.77%) DTS
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) JDeveloper
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Development Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Development Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) EPoS Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) JSON
2 8 (15.38%) Node.js
2 8 (15.38%) REST
3 5 (9.62%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) EPoS
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (26.92%) Linux
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (17.31%) Unix
6 8 (15.38%) CoreOS
6 8 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.77%) HPUX
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.85%) Android
9 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.92%) CentOS
10 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 8 (15.38%) Kanban
1 8 (15.38%) Scrum
1 8 (15.38%) SOA
1 8 (15.38%) TDD
2 7 (13.46%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Network Management
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.77%) Document Management
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.77%) Workflow
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) VBScript
3 8 (15.38%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) MCP
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.38%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) SCCM
2 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) OVSD
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) HP
3 10 (19.23%) Dell
3 10 (19.23%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco
5 6 (11.54%) Sun
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.92%) BMC
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Siemens
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