The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 79 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 26 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.45% 1.82% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.25% 12.97% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 11
Average daily rate £350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £124 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 185 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.92% 13.99% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 114
Average daily rate £325 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £138 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £361 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.73 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +49.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
TCP/IP
Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Yorkshire region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Yorkshire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 23 £350 +40.00% 7
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
TCP/IP
Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 34 (49.28%) DNS
2 33 (47.83%) Python
3 31 (44.93%) Linux
4 29 (42.03%) Client/Server
5 28 (40.58%) Internet
5 28 (40.58%) Load Balancing
6 27 (39.13%) Degree
6 27 (39.13%) Windows
7 26 (37.68%) Web Services
7 26 (37.68%) C++
7 26 (37.68%) PHP
7 26 (37.68%) SSL
7 26 (37.68%) Software Engineering
7 26 (37.68%) Ruby
7 26 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (37.68%) Bash Shell
7 26 (37.68%) Node.js
8 22 (31.88%) Cisco
9 20 (28.99%) LAN
10 18 (26.09%) WAN
10 18 (26.09%) Firewall
11 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.29%) VPN
12 14 (20.29%) VMware
13 13 (18.84%) VLAN
14 12 (17.39%) Wireless
14 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
15 11 (15.94%) MPLS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 26 (37.68%) Node.js
2 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.04%) Lync
4 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.70%) IIS
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.80%) IBM Notes
7 3 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) CATIA
3 1 (1.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (49.28%) DNS
2 28 (40.58%) Internet
3 26 (37.68%) SSL
4 20 (28.99%) LAN
5 18 (26.09%) WAN
5 18 (26.09%) Firewall
6 14 (20.29%) VPN
7 13 (18.84%) VLAN
8 12 (17.39%) Wireless
9 11 (15.94%) MPLS
10 8 (11.59%) IPsec
11 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.14%) SAN
12 6 (8.70%) SMTP
12 6 (8.70%) DHCP
13 5 (7.25%) NAS
14 3 (4.35%) Network Security
14 3 (4.35%) OSPF
15 2 (2.90%) BGP
15 2 (2.90%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.80%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
1 14 (20.29%) Python Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Officer
5 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) Web Services
2 8 (11.59%) XMPP
3 5 (7.25%) XML
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.90%) IPTV
2 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) AS400
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Linux
2 27 (39.13%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.90%) HPUX
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Load Balancing
2 26 (37.68%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.59%) Master Data Management
3 8 (11.59%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (11.59%) Data Management
4 5 (7.25%) Scrum
4 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.25%) Project Management
4 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
5 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Network Management
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL
7 2 (2.90%) Manual Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.90%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) Ruby
2 26 (37.68%) Bash Shell
2 26 (37.68%) C++
2 26 (37.68%) PHP
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) ISEB
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.70%) MCSE
4 4 (5.80%) CCIE
5 3 (4.35%) CCNP
5 3 (4.35%) CCNA
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (11.59%) vSphere
3 8 (11.59%) Xen
3 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.90%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.29%) VMware
4 10 (14.49%) NetApp
5 9 (13.04%) Citrix
6 8 (11.59%) Oracle
6 8 (11.59%) HP
6 8 (11.59%) EMC
7 7 (10.14%) IBM
8 4 (5.80%) Lotus
9 2 (2.90%) Avaya
9 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.45%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.45%) Verint
10 1 (1.45%) Apple
10 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec