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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 22 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.12% 2.60% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.13% 17.86% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
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
23 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 15.65% 14.58% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Migration
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Kerberos
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
7 4 (30.77%) LDAP
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) IPsec
7 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (30.77%) PKI
7 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
8 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
8 3 (23.08%) AS400
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) IPsec
2 4 (30.77%) Kerberos
3 2 (15.38%) Modbus
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) ADSL
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 3 (23.08%) AS400
3 2 (15.38%) iSeries
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Siemens
2 2 (15.38%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix