Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 17 November 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 70 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.59% 1.27% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 6.54% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Shropshire median daily rate £334 £463 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.76% +62.28% +52.00%
10th Percentile £145 £400 £278
90th Percentile £530 £518 £293
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £270
% change year-on-year +20.00% +38.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.67 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.81% +80.00% +5.46%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 153 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.56% 19.47% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 74 14
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £297 £313 £220
90th Percentile £540 £512 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Shropshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Shropshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Telford +22 12 £334 -27.76% 2
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) HTTP
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) IntelliJ
5 6 (42.86%) webMethods
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 6 (42.86%) JBoss
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) Microservices
5 6 (42.86%) REST
5 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) Scala
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) JSON
5 6 (42.86%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Groovy

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (42.86%) JBoss
1 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 5 (35.71%) IBM Notes
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) nginx
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) GitHub
1 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
1 8 (57.14%) SSL
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) IntelliJ
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) Gatling
4 3 (21.43%) Grunt
4 3 (21.43%) gulp
4 3 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (21.43%) Sublime Text
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Scala Developer
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) JSON
1 6 (42.86%) REST
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) EJB
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) J2SE
2 4 (28.57%) Play Framework
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 2 (14.29%) OAuth
4 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) HPUX
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Microservices
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) API Design
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Sequence Diagram
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Scala
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Groovy
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Haskell
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Grafana
2 3 (21.43%) Kibana
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) webMethods
2 5 (35.71%) Dell
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Lotus
3 3 (21.43%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) WSO2
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft