The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 16 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.76% 1.43% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.48% 16.67% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £293 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +66.66%
TCP/IP
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.12% 8.57% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £293 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server
3 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
3 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
4 25 (86.21%) C#
4 25 (86.21%) SQL
4 25 (86.21%) .NET
4 25 (86.21%) Oracle
4 25 (86.21%) Visual Studio
5 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
5 24 (82.76%) Siemens
5 24 (82.76%) High Availability
5 24 (82.76%) Modbus
5 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
6 5 (17.24%) Logistics
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (17.24%) Life Science
7 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.90%) Lotus
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) Modbus
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) C# Developer
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Developer
2 20 (68.97%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Support
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) Logistics
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (86.21%) Oracle
3 24 (82.76%) Siemens
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Sun