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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.24% 3.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 17.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.59% -19.61%
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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
47 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.50% 21.28% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 13
Average daily rate £290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £23.75 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.31% +238.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Lua
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
1 2 (66.67%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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