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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 29 22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 3.92% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 30.77% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
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
24 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.33% 12.75% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Average daily rate £300 £200 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £310 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft