The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Leicestershire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.37% - 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 - £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.95% 10.53% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.80% -37.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £21.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
TCP/IP
East Midlands

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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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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 - 3 £300 - 3
Lutterworth - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
TCP/IP
East Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) ERP
5 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 6 (42.86%) AS400
5 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Wireless
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
9 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
9 2 (14.29%) FTP
9 2 (14.29%) MS Office
9 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (7.14%) Eclipse

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) ADSL
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Support
1 6 (42.86%) Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Support Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) IT Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 6 (42.86%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
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