Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.33% 1.99% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 7.50% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £275 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.14% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +34.62% -4.41% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Worcestershire median hourly rate £30.00 - £16.50
10th Percentile £29.00 - £11.58
90th Percentile £31.00 - £19.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -55.56% +51.58% +58.33%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 40 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 26.58% 26.49% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 27
Worcestershire median daily rate £250 £358 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.07% -20.56% +42.86%
10th Percentile £159 £220 £280
90th Percentile £429 £461 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Worcestershire median hourly rate £37.50 £11.72 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +219.97% -61.57% +103.33%
10th Percentile £29.00 £10.99 £14.85
90th Percentile £55.50 £17.70 £40.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -22.09% +13.16% +19.87%

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 22 July 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
Worcester +9 3 £275 -8.33%
Malvern - 2 - -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

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

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Assembla

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) RS-232
2 1 (20.00%) RS-485
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Assembla
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft