The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Leicester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 27 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.31% 0.85% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 5.88% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.99 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.92% 14.53% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £250 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
Leicestershire

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 18 April 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 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 8 (42.11%) Logistics
6 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) Siemens
7 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
7 6 (31.58%) AS400
7 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
7 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
7 6 (31.58%) ERP
7 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (31.58%) Modbus
7 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco
10 2 (10.53%) FTP
10 2 (10.53%) MCSE

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
1 6 (31.58%) Modbus
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Technician
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) IT Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support Technician
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
1 6 (31.58%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Logistics
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) ERP
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) TickIT
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Siemens
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Altiris
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Dell