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 3 months to 26 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)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 51 19
Rank change year-on-year +21 -32  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.75% 1.16% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.39% 8.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £405 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +42.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +14.23% +0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 49 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.56% 14.16% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 14
Median daily rate £475 £380 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £335 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Telford +20 8 £500 - 1
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 14 (73.68%) HTTP
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) SSL
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
3 12 (63.16%) Scala
3 12 (63.16%) Open Source
3 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
3 12 (63.16%) IntelliJ
3 12 (63.16%) Selenium
3 12 (63.16%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (52.63%) Puppet
5 8 (42.11%) JSON
5 8 (42.11%) REST
5 8 (42.11%) Spring
5 8 (42.11%) Microservices
5 8 (42.11%) webMethods
5 8 (42.11%) JBoss
5 8 (42.11%) Unix
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
5 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) EJB
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 7 (36.84%) J2EE

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 8 (42.11%) JBoss
1 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (36.84%) Apache
3 6 (31.58%) nginx
3 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) GitHub
1 6 (31.58%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) HTTP
2 13 (68.42%) SSL
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
1 12 (63.16%) IntelliJ
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) JUnit
3 6 (31.58%) Ant
3 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) Gatling
3 6 (31.58%) Grunt
3 6 (31.58%) gulp
3 6 (31.58%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (31.58%) Sublime Text
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Scala Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Build Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) JSON
1 8 (42.11%) REST
1 8 (42.11%) SOAP
1 8 (42.11%) Spring
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) EJB
2 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) J2EE
2 7 (36.84%) J2SE
2 7 (36.84%) Play Framework
3 6 (31.58%) Akka
3 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) Node.js
3 6 (31.58%) Servlets
3 6 (31.58%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (63.16%) Open Source
3 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
4 8 (42.11%) Microservices
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) API Design
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) Scala
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Groovy
5 6 (31.58%) Haskell
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Grafana
2 6 (31.58%) Kibana
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) webMethods
2 7 (36.84%) Adobe
3 6 (31.58%) Google
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) WSO2