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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 30 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.13% 1.10% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 13.33% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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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
43 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.25% 8.29% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 8
Average daily rate £255 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £278 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £150.00 £11.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1263.63% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) StarTeam
3 3 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) GMP
4 2 (25.00%) SAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) PABX
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (37.50%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GMP
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
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