The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.04% 2.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£238 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £273
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
TCP/IP
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.67% 10.57% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 3 £238 -5.00% 1
TCP/IP
East Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Lotus
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Lotus
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft