Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 January 2018 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.16% 1.61% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 8.33% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £230 £225 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +45.16% -
10th Percentile £182 £213 £145
90th Percentile £282 £238 £383
West Midlands median daily rate £290 £450 £285
% change year-on-year -35.56% +57.89% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £30.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +24.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 27.37% 19.35% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 13
Worcestershire median daily rate £190 £240 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.73% -40.00% +86.70%
10th Percentile £156 £126 £149
90th Percentile £297 £478 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Worcestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.56% +19.44% -55.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -25.53%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Worcestershire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Worcestershire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Worcestershire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Worcester - 3 £230 -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware