Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 July 2019 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 114 74
Rank change year-on-year +25 -40 +25
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 61 42 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.14% 1.31% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.94% 10.17% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 49
Manchester median daily rate £513 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £193 £202 £162
90th Percentile £600 £674 £588
North West median daily rate £444 £413 £378
% change year-on-year +7.58% +9.27% +2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Manchester median hourly rate £25.67 £29.00 £162.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -82.15% +983.33%
10th Percentile £23.02 £21.88 £41.65
90th Percentile £37.25 £41.00 £168.75
North West median hourly rate £25.67 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.93% -24.00% +167.86%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 340 413 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.91% 12.85% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 253 217
Manchester median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £188 £180 £163
90th Percentile £585 £563 £545
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 50 39
Manchester median hourly rate £16.75 £18.06 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +16.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £30.34 £45.50 £41.00
North West median hourly rate £17.10 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -0.86% +11.29% +3.33%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Salford +14 8 £425 - 2
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 41 (67.21%) Linux
2 38 (62.30%) Windows
3 30 (49.18%) LAN
3 30 (49.18%) WAN
3 30 (49.18%) DevOps
4 27 (44.26%) VPN
4 27 (44.26%) Firewall
5 26 (42.62%) DNS
5 26 (42.62%) VoIP
5 26 (42.62%) Open Source
6 25 (40.98%) SC Cleared
6 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
6 25 (40.98%) DHCP
7 23 (37.70%) HTTP
8 22 (36.07%) SSL
8 22 (36.07%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (36.07%) Patch Management
9 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
9 21 (34.43%) Unix
10 20 (32.79%) Puppet
10 20 (32.79%) SIEM
11 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (31.15%) Splunk
11 19 (31.15%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 19 (31.15%) AlienVault
11 19 (31.15%) Case Management
12 18 (29.51%) Apple
12 18 (29.51%) Cyberattack
12 18 (29.51%) Elastic Stack

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (4.92%) Confluence
1 3 (4.92%) nginx
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Jetty
2 2 (3.28%) Mongrel
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.56%) Office 365
5 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.28%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.64%) GitHub
7 1 (1.64%) IaaS
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) LAN
1 30 (49.18%) WAN
2 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 27 (44.26%) VPN
3 26 (42.62%) DNS
3 26 (42.62%) VoIP
4 25 (40.98%) DHCP
5 23 (37.70%) HTTP
6 22 (36.07%) SSL
7 15 (24.59%) FTP
8 14 (22.95%) IPsec
9 9 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (8.20%) MPLS
11 4 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.56%) IP Telephony
11 4 (6.56%) ISDN
11 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
11 4 (6.56%) Network Security
11 4 (6.56%) PBX
11 4 (6.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
1 8 (13.11%) RDBMS
1 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.75%) Travis CI
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Ant
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.92%) FishEye
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Security Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) SIEM Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Splunk Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (16.39%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) J2EE
4 3 (4.92%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) Servlets
5 2 (3.28%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Cyberattack
2 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.64%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) CPLD
6 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Verilog
6 1 (1.64%) VHDL
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Linux
2 38 (62.30%) Windows
3 21 (34.43%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.92%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) DevOps
2 26 (42.62%) Open Source
3 22 (36.07%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (36.07%) Patch Management
4 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
5 20 (32.79%) SIEM
6 19 (31.15%) Case Management
6 19 (31.15%) Network Monitoring
6 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
8 12 (19.67%) Security Monitoring
8 12 (19.67%) Security Operations
9 10 (16.39%) Information Security
9 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (14.75%) ITIL
11 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
2 7 (11.48%) Python
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.64%) Groovy
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) SC Cleared
1 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) CCNA
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.84%) CISSP
3 5 (8.20%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) SSCP
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) ISEB
5 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.92%) SANS
6 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.28%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CCDA
7 1 (1.64%) CCDP
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.64%) MISRA
2 1 (1.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.56%) Docker
3 4 (6.56%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) Xen
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Puppet
2 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (19.67%) QRadar
4 9 (14.75%) Ansible
4 9 (14.75%) Terraform
5 6 (9.84%) Salt
6 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (4.92%) SCCM
8 2 (3.28%) Packer
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.64%) Istio
9 1 (1.64%) systemd
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) AlienVault
1 19 (31.15%) Splunk
2 18 (29.51%) Apple
3 12 (19.67%) IBM
3 12 (19.67%) McAfee
4 10 (16.39%) Cisco
5 7 (11.48%) Google
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.56%) F5
8 4 (6.56%) Juniper
8 4 (6.56%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.56%) VMware
9 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.64%) HP