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 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.87% 2.60% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 10.53% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +15.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £19.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.35% +25.80%  

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 12 19 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 26.09% 24.68% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 10
Median daily rate £300 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 22 April 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
Worcester +3 3 £275 - 1
Malvern - 2 - - 1
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (14.29%) Post-Production
6 1 (14.29%) RS-232
6 1 (14.29%) RS-485
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (14.29%) Assembla
6 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) RS-232
4 1 (14.29%) RS-485
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Post-Production
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Assembla