The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 18 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.03% 0.59% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 61.54% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£428 £145 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+194.82% -47.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £145 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £145 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
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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 Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.18% 2.35% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 16
Average daily rate £428 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
1 7 (70.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Extranet
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) DTV
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Extranet
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) Zerto