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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.76% 8.28% 15.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 48.15% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£450 £306 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% +47.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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
10 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.63% 17.20% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate £450 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) PKI
5 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) LDAP
5 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Siemens
6 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) AS400

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (20.00%) Modbus
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Siemens
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus