The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 25 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.78% 1.02% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 8.70% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 14.20% 11.68% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 6
Average daily rate £275 £225 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
TCP/IP
West Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) MPEG
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) Capita
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SMS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) MPEG
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) IBM