The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 31 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.43% 2.49% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 17.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.15% 14.52% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 10
Average daily rate £275 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £22.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% +47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) qmail
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
1 2 (66.67%) qmail
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
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