The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 76 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 2.04% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 15.23% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 25
Average daily rate £328 £383 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +76.66%
TCP/IP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 151 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.61% 13.36% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 29 (54.72%) DNS
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) Linux
3 22 (41.51%) DHCP
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
4 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
5 20 (37.74%) DevOps
5 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (37.74%) HTTP
6 19 (35.85%) Java
6 19 (35.85%) VMware
6 19 (35.85%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (33.96%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (33.96%) Configuration Management
7 18 (33.96%) .NET
7 18 (33.96%) J2EE
8 17 (32.08%) SSL
8 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
8 17 (32.08%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (32.08%) Google App Engine
8 17 (32.08%) Google
8 17 (32.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (28.30%) WebSphere
9 15 (28.30%) nginx
9 15 (28.30%) Jetty
9 15 (28.30%) IIS
9 15 (28.30%) Servlets
9 15 (28.30%) Apache
9 15 (28.30%) Tomcat

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (28.30%) Apache
1 15 (28.30%) IIS
1 15 (28.30%) Jetty
1 15 (28.30%) nginx
1 15 (28.30%) Tomcat
1 15 (28.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.89%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (33.96%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (32.08%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (32.08%) Google App Engine
3 17 (32.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) DNS
2 22 (41.51%) DHCP
3 20 (37.74%) HTTP
4 17 (32.08%) SSL
5 14 (26.42%) FTP
5 14 (26.42%) IPsec
5 14 (26.42%) LAN
6 12 (22.64%) WAN
7 9 (16.98%) VPN
8 8 (15.09%) OSPF
9 7 (13.21%) IPv4
10 6 (11.32%) Firewall
10 6 (11.32%) MPLS
11 5 (9.43%) BGP
12 4 (7.55%) Internet
12 4 (7.55%) IPv6
12 4 (7.55%) VoIP
13 3 (5.66%) VRRP
13 3 (5.66%) Wireless
13 3 (5.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Redis
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.89%) FishEye
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Log4j
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) WebOps Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Digital Transformation
4 3 (5.66%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) IP Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.77%) Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
1 18 (33.96%) J2EE
2 15 (28.30%) Servlets
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PKI
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) Life Science
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Unix
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) CentOS
8 1 (1.89%) Fedora
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (37.74%) DevOps
2 18 (33.96%) Configuration Management
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Web Operations
5 10 (18.87%) ITIL
6 8 (15.09%) Open Source
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Network Design
9 3 (5.66%) Presales
9 3 (5.66%) Ticket Management
9 3 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.89%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (15.09%) MCSE
4 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) CCNA
6 4 (7.55%) CCIE
6 4 (7.55%) CCNP
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.66%) CCDP
8 2 (3.77%) MCDST
8 2 (3.77%) MCP
8 2 (3.77%) MCSA
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) MCITP
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
3 13 (24.53%) Xen
4 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.77%) vCloud
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.66%) Cacti
3 3 (5.66%) Nagios
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.89%) logstash
5 1 (1.89%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.89%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Google
4 11 (20.75%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 5 (9.43%) SAP
7 4 (7.55%) F5
7 4 (7.55%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Meraki
8 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.77%) Lotus
10 1 (1.89%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) Axway
10 1 (1.89%) Capita
10 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.89%) Remedy
10 1 (1.89%) Symantec