Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.94% 3.16% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 11.54% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £388 £230 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.48% +2.22% +45.16%
10th Percentile £344 £182 £213
90th Percentile £411 £282 £238
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £290 £450
% change year-on-year +37.93% -35.56% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.16% +24.00% +11.11%

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 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.06% 27.37% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 19
Worcestershire median daily rate £375 £190 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.11% -20.73% -36.80%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £126
90th Percentile £456 £297 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +132.56% +19.44%
10th Percentile £13.80 £50.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £17.70 £50.00 £22.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +100.00% -14.29%

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 18 January 2019. 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
Redditch - 7 - - 1
Worcester +6 1 £400 +73.91% 2
Malvern - 1 £375 -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Sun
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (70.00%) DMARC
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (50.00%) Compaq
3 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) GIAC
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (10.00%) Snort
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN

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 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DMARC
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Data Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) GIAC
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
1 1 (10.00%) logstash
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Sun
3 5 (50.00%) Compaq
3 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) Red Box
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL