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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.69% 4.20% 7.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.03% 25.53% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£195 £306 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.32% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £301 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £35.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+19.30% -14.33%
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
31 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.70% 16.43% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Average daily rate £290 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £347 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.88 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £160.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 +1 5 £450 +46.93% 2
Loughborough - 3 £190 - 2
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
TCP/IP
East Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) PKI
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (30.00%) IPsec
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) LDAP
4 6 (30.00%) Kerberos
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) EPoS
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) VMware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) IPsec
2 6 (30.00%) LDAP
2 6 (30.00%) Kerberos
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) ADSL
5 2 (10.00%) Modbus
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) EPoS
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) AS400
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Siemens
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat