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 3 months to 28 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.73% - 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £337
% change year-on-year +13.15% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 11 21 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 8.03% 13.55% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 28 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
Stafford - 1 £325 -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C