The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 30 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)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 21.43% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £340
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.63% +15.15%  

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 Salford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 8 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 40.00% 17.39% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 Salford

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Salford

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Salford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Salford

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Salford region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 24 (92.31%) VoIP
2 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 24 (92.31%) VPN
2 24 (92.31%) Firewall
3 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (88.46%) Apple
3 23 (88.46%) Unix
3 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (88.46%) Patch Management
4 20 (76.92%) SANS
4 20 (76.92%) CISSP
4 20 (76.92%) SSCP
5 19 (73.08%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (73.08%) QRadar
5 19 (73.08%) Splunk
6 18 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (57.69%) IBM
8 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (50.00%) LogRhythm
9 13 (50.00%) Case Management
10 12 (46.15%) Security Operations
10 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
10 12 (46.15%) Information Security
11 11 (42.31%) Open Source
12 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
12 10 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (34.62%) Cyber Attack

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Jetty
1 4 (15.38%) Mongrel
1 4 (15.38%) nginx
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (15.38%) Google App Engine
1 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
1 24 (92.31%) LAN
1 24 (92.31%) VoIP
1 24 (92.31%) VPN
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 4 (15.38%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (15.38%) IPsec
3 4 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) PBX
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (15.38%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SOC Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (19.23%) RESTful
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
3 4 (15.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) RIA
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) Unix
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Patch Management
1 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (50.00%) Case Management
5 12 (46.15%) Information Security
5 12 (46.15%) Security Operations
6 11 (42.31%) Open Source
7 10 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (30.77%) SIEM
9 7 (26.92%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) Analytics
10 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
11 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
13 3 (11.54%) Privileged Access Management
14 2 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) CISSP
1 20 (76.92%) SANS
1 20 (76.92%) SSCP
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) QRadar
2 7 (26.92%) Kibana
2 7 (26.92%) logstash
3 6 (23.08%) Nessus
3 6 (23.08%) Nexpose
3 6 (23.08%) Nmap
4 4 (15.38%) Puppet
4 4 (15.38%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Apple
2 19 (73.08%) Splunk
3 15 (57.69%) IBM
4 13 (50.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
5 6 (23.08%) Intel
5 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 6 (23.08%) NetWitness
5 6 (23.08%) Qualys
6 5 (19.23%) Snow
7 4 (15.38%) Google
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 3 (11.54%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco