The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / Midlands
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.48% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £337
% change year-on-year +12.67% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 17 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 10.66% 8.13% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £385 £563 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +155.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the 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 Midlands

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in the Midlands