The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.20% 0.98% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.09% 11.76% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
Average daily rate £275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) IPTV
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) MPEG
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) DVB
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Video on Demand
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Capita
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) zOS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) DVB
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) MPEG
1 3 (60.00%) IPTV
1 3 (60.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
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