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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 26 58 25
Rank change year-on-year +32 -33  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.97% 2.06% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.68% 26.47% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £328
% change year-on-year +12.67% +8.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 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 38 34 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 20.99% 7.80% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 23
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £257 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
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 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +36 6 £500 -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 16 (84.21%) HTTP
2 10 (52.63%) SSL
3 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) IntelliJ
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) Scala
3 9 (47.37%) Open Source
3 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (36.84%) SIEM
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) nginx
6 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
6 6 (31.58%) Node.js
6 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
6 6 (31.58%) Grunt
6 6 (31.58%) GitHub
6 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
6 6 (31.58%) Analytics

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 (31.58%) nginx
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) GitHub
1 6 (31.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) HTTP
2 10 (52.63%) SSL
3 9 (47.37%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (5.26%) HSRP
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) VRRP
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
1 9 (47.37%) IntelliJ
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) Ant
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
2 6 (31.58%) Gatling
2 6 (31.58%) Grunt
2 6 (31.58%) gulp
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (31.58%) Sublime Text
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Scala Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
1 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
1 6 (31.58%) jQuery
1 6 (31.58%) Node.js
1 6 (31.58%) Servlets
2 3 (15.79%) Akka
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) EJB
2 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) J2SE
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) spray
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (47.37%) Open Source
2 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (36.84%) SIEM
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) Python
1 9 (47.37%) Scala
2 6 (31.58%) Groovy
2 6 (31.58%) Haskell
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Grafana
1 6 (31.58%) Kibana
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Google
1 6 (31.58%) Intel Security
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) webMethods
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco