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 3 months to 29 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 77 80
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 39 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.95% 1.68% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.80% 12.30% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +88.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £198 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £339
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +21.21%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 197 244 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.91% 13.62% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 129 120
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 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
Salford - 15 £525 - 2
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 53 (64.63%) Firewall
2 52 (63.41%) Linux
3 50 (60.98%) Windows
4 48 (58.54%) LAN
4 48 (58.54%) WAN
5 38 (46.34%) VPN
6 36 (43.90%) VoIP
6 36 (43.90%) Unix
7 34 (41.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 34 (41.46%) Patch Management
8 33 (40.24%) Apple
9 32 (39.02%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (37.80%) CISSP
11 30 (36.59%) SANS
12 29 (35.37%) QRadar
12 29 (35.37%) SSCP
12 29 (35.37%) Splunk
13 27 (32.93%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (31.71%) DNS
15 25 (30.49%) IBM
15 25 (30.49%) Network Monitoring
16 24 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (25.61%) DevOps
17 21 (25.61%) Cybersecurity
18 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
19 19 (23.17%) LogRhythm
19 19 (23.17%) Java
19 19 (23.17%) Case Management
20 18 (21.95%) Kibana
20 18 (21.95%) Jenkins

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 10 (12.20%) IIS
2 8 (9.76%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.54%) Apache
4 6 (7.32%) Jetty
4 6 (7.32%) nginx
5 5 (6.10%) Mongrel
5 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.10%) Google App Engine
4 5 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (64.63%) Firewall
2 48 (58.54%) LAN
2 48 (58.54%) WAN
3 38 (46.34%) VPN
4 36 (43.90%) VoIP
5 26 (31.71%) DNS
6 17 (20.73%) SSL
7 16 (19.51%) VLAN
8 15 (18.29%) DHCP
9 9 (10.98%) HTTP
9 9 (10.98%) HTTPS
10 7 (8.54%) FTP
11 6 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (6.10%) BGP
12 5 (6.10%) EIGRP
12 5 (6.10%) IPsec
12 5 (6.10%) Wireless
13 4 (4.88%) IGRP
13 4 (4.88%) NetScreen
13 4 (4.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) Redis
2 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.85%) Subversion
2 13 (15.85%) Travis CI
3 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.76%) GoCD
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (14.63%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Security Specialist
4 9 (10.98%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Security Specialist
6 4 (4.88%) Active Directory Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (3.66%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (14.63%) Web Services
3 7 (8.54%) RESTful
4 5 (6.10%) .NET
4 5 (6.10%) J2EE
4 5 (6.10%) Servlets
5 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) HACMP
6 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.22%) RIA
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (63.41%) Linux
2 50 (60.98%) Windows
3 36 (43.90%) Unix
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (10.98%) CentOS
8 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
9 8 (9.76%) Fedora
10 4 (4.88%) AIX
11 3 (3.66%) Solaris
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Patch Management
1 34 (41.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 32 (39.02%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (30.49%) Network Monitoring
4 21 (25.61%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (25.61%) DevOps
5 19 (23.17%) Case Management
6 16 (19.51%) Information Security
6 16 (19.51%) Open Source
7 15 (18.29%) Security Operations
8 14 (17.07%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
9 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.85%) SIEM
10 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.98%) Analytics
11 9 (10.98%) Data Analytics
12 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (8.54%) ITIL
13 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) Java
2 16 (19.51%) Python
3 8 (9.76%) Ruby
4 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) Jython
5 2 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) CISSP
2 30 (36.59%) SANS
3 29 (35.37%) SSCP
4 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
5 18 (21.95%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.54%) CCNA
8 6 (7.32%) CCNP
9 4 (4.88%) ISEB
10 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.22%) CISM
11 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) ProxySG
2 5 (6.10%) XenApp
3 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.88%) Xen
4 3 (3.66%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) GPFS
5 1 (1.22%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) QRadar
2 18 (21.95%) Kibana
3 17 (20.73%) Puppet
4 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (13.41%) Ansible
6 10 (12.20%) logstash
7 8 (9.76%) Ganglia
7 8 (9.76%) Graphite
7 8 (9.76%) Nagios
7 8 (9.76%) Nessus
7 8 (9.76%) Nexpose
7 8 (9.76%) Nmap
7 8 (9.76%) Riemann
8 4 (4.88%) BladeLogic
8 4 (4.88%) RSA enVision
9 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Apple
2 29 (35.37%) Splunk
3 25 (30.49%) IBM
4 19 (23.17%) LogRhythm
5 17 (20.73%) VMware
6 14 (17.07%) Cisco
6 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.63%) Red Hat
8 10 (12.20%) ArcSight
9 9 (10.98%) Intel
9 9 (10.98%) Intel Security
9 9 (10.98%) NetWitness
9 9 (10.98%) Qualys
10 6 (7.32%) F5
10 6 (7.32%) Juniper
10 6 (7.32%) Snow
11 5 (6.10%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.10%) Citrix
11 5 (6.10%) HP
11 5 (6.10%) NetApp
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