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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.94% 0.72% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 4.65% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £140 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +28.57%
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
54 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.11% 15.41% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 14
Median daily rate £425 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
3 13 (76.47%) HTTP
4 12 (70.59%) DHCP
4 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (70.59%) nginx
5 11 (64.71%) Puppet
5 11 (64.71%) Jetty
5 11 (64.71%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
5 11 (64.71%) DevOps
5 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (64.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (64.71%) Travis CI
5 11 (64.71%) IPsec
5 11 (64.71%) WebSphere
5 11 (64.71%) Servlets
5 11 (64.71%) IIS
5 11 (64.71%) FTP
6 10 (58.82%) MySQL
6 10 (58.82%) Python
6 10 (58.82%) LAMP
6 10 (58.82%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
7 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
7 9 (52.94%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) nginx
1 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
2 11 (64.71%) IIS
2 11 (64.71%) Jetty
2 11 (64.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.76%) Google App Engine
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) HTTP
3 12 (70.59%) DHCP
4 11 (64.71%) FTP
4 11 (64.71%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
7 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.88%) LDAP
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
7 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (5.88%) OSPF
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
2 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
2 9 (52.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
1 11 (64.71%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Servlets
2 10 (58.82%) LAMP
2 10 (58.82%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (52.94%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Security
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk