Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 7.69% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £161
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +102.49% -46.50%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £160
90th Percentile £363 £325 £161
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £388 £285
% change year-on-year +16.13% +35.96% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.67 £36.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -14.81% +73.49% +3.75%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 32 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.50% 9.07% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 24
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.65% +15.48%
10th Percentile £196 £108 £269
90th Percentile £410 £495 £464
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £29.60 £40.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.91% +181.25% +51.58%
10th Percentile £16.69 £21.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.43 £47.20 £18.00
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Staffordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Staffordshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Staffordshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 - 2
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft