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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 77 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 1.35% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 8.89% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Median daily rate £325 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £184 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +16.53% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £162.50 £29.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +455.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

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 205 270 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.64% 15.19% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 142 109
Median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Stockport - 3 - - 4
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 32 (56.14%) LAN
2 29 (50.88%) WAN
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Linux
3 28 (49.12%) VPN
3 28 (49.12%) Firewall
4 25 (43.86%) DNS
5 23 (40.35%) VoIP
6 20 (35.09%) IBM
7 19 (33.33%) Cisco
7 19 (33.33%) CISSP
7 19 (33.33%) Unix
8 17 (29.82%) Apple
8 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 17 (29.82%) Splunk
8 17 (29.82%) Patch Management
8 17 (29.82%) QRadar
9 16 (28.07%) Elastic Stack
9 16 (28.07%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (28.07%) LogRhythm
9 16 (28.07%) DevOps
9 16 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (28.07%) SSL
10 15 (26.32%) SSCP
10 15 (26.32%) VMware
10 15 (26.32%) SANS
11 14 (24.56%) DHCP
12 13 (22.81%) Open Source
12 13 (22.81%) Kibana

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 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) Jetty
3 4 (7.02%) Mongrel
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) nginx
3 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.02%) Google App Engine
3 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) LAN
2 29 (50.88%) WAN
3 28 (49.12%) Firewall
3 28 (49.12%) VPN
4 25 (43.86%) DNS
5 23 (40.35%) VoIP
6 16 (28.07%) SSL
7 14 (24.56%) DHCP
8 12 (21.05%) VLAN
9 7 (12.28%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (10.53%) FTP
10 6 (10.53%) MPLS
11 5 (8.77%) BGP
11 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
11 5 (8.77%) HTTP
11 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
11 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (7.02%) NetScreen
12 4 (7.02%) Network Security
12 4 (7.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Redis
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) Travis CI
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.28%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) GoCD
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Security Specialist
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Network Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Security Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) RESTful
2 5 (8.77%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) J2EE
3 4 (7.02%) Servlets
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (8.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.51%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Unix
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.02%) CentOS
6 4 (7.02%) Fedora
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) AIX
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
8 1 (1.75%) SUSE
8 1 (1.75%) VMS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Patch Management
1 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (28.07%) DevOps
2 16 (28.07%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (22.81%) Open Source
4 12 (21.05%) SIEM
5 11 (19.30%) Information Security
5 11 (19.30%) ITIL
6 10 (17.54%) Security Operations
7 9 (15.79%) Case Management
8 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
8 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
10 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (8.77%) ITSM
12 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
2 9 (15.79%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) CISSP
2 15 (26.32%) SANS
2 15 (26.32%) SSCP
3 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (17.54%) CCNA
5 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) CCNP
7 5 (8.77%) ISEB
8 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CISM
9 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.75%) Degree
9 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Xen
4 3 (5.26%) Docker
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) NFS
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) QRadar
2 13 (22.81%) Kibana
3 12 (21.05%) Puppet
4 9 (15.79%) logstash
5 8 (14.04%) Ansible
6 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (8.77%) Nagios
8 4 (7.02%) BladeLogic
8 4 (7.02%) Ganglia
8 4 (7.02%) Graphite
8 4 (7.02%) Riemann
8 4 (7.02%) TrustSec
9 3 (5.26%) RSA enVision
10 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.75%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) IBM
2 19 (33.33%) Cisco
3 17 (29.82%) Apple
3 17 (29.82%) Splunk
4 16 (28.07%) LogRhythm
5 15 (26.32%) VMware
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.53%) F5
7 6 (10.53%) HP
7 6 (10.53%) Juniper
8 4 (7.02%) AppDynamics
8 4 (7.02%) Google
9 3 (5.26%) Avaya
9 3 (5.26%) Dell
9 3 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.26%) Synology
9 3 (5.26%) Veeam
10 2 (3.51%) Remedy
11 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
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