The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Leeds 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 69 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 2.85% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.46% 14.47% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 6
Average daily rate £350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £162 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £320 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -38.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 152 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.60% 19.69% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 64
Average daily rate £325 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £34.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.20% +157.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £115.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
TCP/IP
West Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 31 (54.39%) Python
2 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 29 (50.88%) DNS
3 26 (45.61%) Internet
3 26 (45.61%) Client/Server
3 26 (45.61%) Load Balancing
4 24 (42.11%) Degree
4 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 24 (42.11%) Ruby
4 24 (42.11%) Web Services
4 24 (42.11%) C++
4 24 (42.11%) PHP
4 24 (42.11%) SSL
4 24 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 24 (42.11%) Node.js
5 19 (33.33%) Windows
6 18 (31.58%) Cisco
7 17 (29.82%) LAN
8 16 (28.07%) Firewall
9 15 (26.32%) WAN
10 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
11 12 (21.05%) VMware
11 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.05%) VPN
12 11 (19.30%) MPLS
12 11 (19.30%) Wireless
12 11 (19.30%) VLAN
13 10 (17.54%) NetApp
14 9 (15.79%) Lync

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (42.11%) Node.js
2 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.79%) Lync
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) DNS
2 26 (45.61%) Internet
3 24 (42.11%) SSL
4 17 (29.82%) LAN
5 16 (28.07%) Firewall
6 15 (26.32%) WAN
7 12 (21.05%) VPN
8 11 (19.30%) MPLS
8 11 (19.30%) Wireless
8 11 (19.30%) VLAN
9 8 (14.04%) IPsec
10 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
11 5 (8.77%) SAN
12 4 (7.02%) SMTP
12 4 (7.02%) NAS
13 3 (5.26%) OSPF
13 3 (5.26%) DHCP
13 3 (5.26%) Network Security
14 2 (3.51%) SNMP
14 2 (3.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Developer
1 13 (22.81%) Python Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) XMPP
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) IPTV
2 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.75%) IVR
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Load Balancing
2 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Master Data Management
3 8 (14.04%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (14.04%) Data Management
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.02%) Scrum
5 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.51%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.51%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL
7 1 (1.75%) Migration
7 1 (1.75%) Online Security
7 1 (1.75%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) Python
2 24 (42.11%) Ruby
2 24 (42.11%) C++
2 24 (42.11%) PHP
2 24 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.77%) Tcl
3 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) ISEB
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.77%) MCSE
5 4 (7.02%) CCIE
6 3 (5.26%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.51%) MCSA
7 2 (3.51%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) CCVP
8 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (14.04%) vSphere
1 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
1 8 (14.04%) Xen
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) NetApp
4 8 (14.04%) HP
4 8 (14.04%) EMC
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 7 (12.28%) IBM
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Lotus
8 1 (1.75%) Verint
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
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