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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 20 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.60% - 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% - 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
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£275 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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
80 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.11% 11.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 19 15
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £82.25 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+647.72% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £20.35 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 13 (48.15%) DNS
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) SSL
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) DHCP
3 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) VPN
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (33.33%) VLAN
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (33.33%) MPLS
5 9 (33.33%) VoIP
5 9 (33.33%) IIS
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) J2EE
6 8 (29.63%) Servlets
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Apache
6 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (29.63%) FTP
6 8 (29.63%) HTTP
6 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 8 (29.63%) IPsec
6 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 8 (29.63%) Jetty
2 8 (29.63%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (29.63%) Google App Engine
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (29.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) SSL
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) DHCP
3 11 (40.74%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) VPN
5 9 (33.33%) VoIP
5 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (33.33%) MPLS
5 9 (33.33%) VLAN
6 8 (29.63%) IPsec
6 8 (29.63%) FTP
6 8 (29.63%) HTTP
7 2 (7.41%) SAN
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 2 (7.41%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) Intranet
8 1 (3.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (11.11%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
1 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
1 8 (29.63%) J2EE
1 8 (29.63%) Servlets
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Open Source
2 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GMP
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Xen
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
1 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Google
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
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