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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 34 32
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 1.23% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.82% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
TCP/IP
South Yorkshire

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
24 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.18% 13.93% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 9
Average daily rate £275 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +254.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
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%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
1 2 (66.67%) qmail
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss