The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 77 77 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 49 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.96% 1.86% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.84% 15.25% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £370 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -19.51%
TCP/IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 282 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.17% 12.22% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 170 107
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £24.20 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -10 22 £450 +50.00% 13
North Yorkshire +1 7 £281 - 10
South Yorkshire +2 4 £213 -61.36% 1
East Yorkshire -7 3 £190 +8.57% 2
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 41 (44.57%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Linux
3 30 (32.61%) LAN
3 30 (32.61%) DNS
4 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 27 (29.35%) SSL
6 23 (25.00%) WAN
7 22 (23.91%) Cisco
7 22 (23.91%) VPN
8 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (21.74%) Firewall
9 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.65%) MPLS
11 17 (18.48%) OSPF
11 17 (18.48%) BGP
11 17 (18.48%) CCNP
11 17 (18.48%) DHCP
11 17 (18.48%) Load Balancing
12 16 (17.39%) VMware
13 15 (16.30%) HTTP
13 15 (16.30%) Web Services
13 15 (16.30%) Java
13 15 (16.30%) MS Office
14 14 (15.22%) PHP
14 14 (15.22%) Python
14 14 (15.22%) CCIP
14 14 (15.22%) IPv4
14 14 (15.22%) IPv6
14 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
15 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.96%) Apache
3 7 (7.61%) Node.js
4 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.43%) nginx
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.17%) IIS
8 2 (2.17%) Jetty
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (1.09%) Lync
9 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.09%) CMS
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) MS Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.35%) Route 53
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.61%) LAN
1 30 (32.61%) DNS
2 27 (29.35%) SSL
3 23 (25.00%) WAN
4 22 (23.91%) VPN
5 20 (21.74%) Firewall
6 19 (20.65%) MPLS
7 17 (18.48%) OSPF
7 17 (18.48%) BGP
7 17 (18.48%) DHCP
8 15 (16.30%) HTTP
9 14 (15.22%) IPv4
9 14 (15.22%) IPv6
10 10 (10.87%) Internet
11 8 (8.70%) SAN
11 8 (8.70%) HTTPS
12 6 (6.52%) Ethernet
13 5 (5.43%) LDAP
14 4 (4.35%) VoIP
14 4 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) MySQL
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.26%) Redis
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.09%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Analyst
3 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Deskside Support
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.26%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) Web Services
2 6 (6.52%) Middleware
3 3 (3.26%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.17%) LAMP
4 2 (2.17%) JSON
4 2 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) J2EE
5 1 (1.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.52%) Open Source
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) iPad
5 3 (3.26%) User Experience
6 2 (2.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.17%) CMDB
7 1 (1.09%) RIA
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Linux
3 12 (13.04%) UNIX
4 10 (10.87%) Android
4 10 (10.87%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Phone
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.26%) AIX
9 3 (3.26%) HPUX
9 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.17%) Solaris
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Load Balancing
2 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 13 (14.13%) DevOps
4 12 (13.04%) Service Management
5 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.52%) Project Management
7 6 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.26%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.26%) Release Management
10 3 (3.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) Java
2 14 (15.22%) PHP
2 14 (15.22%) Python
3 11 (11.96%) Ruby
3 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
4 10 (10.87%) C++
5 8 (8.70%) C
6 5 (5.43%) Perl
6 5 (5.43%) VB
6 5 (5.43%) Scala
7 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.17%) Lua
8 2 (2.17%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.17%) SQL
8 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.48%) CCNP
3 14 (15.22%) CCIP
4 6 (6.52%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) VCAP
6 2 (2.17%) VCP5
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) MCSA
6 2 (2.17%) CCDA
6 2 (2.17%) CCDP
6 2 (2.17%) CISSP
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) CCSA
6 2 (2.17%) CCSE
6 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) vCloud
3 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.26%) XenApp
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Varnish
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.09%) Xen
7 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.09%) Corosync
7 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.26%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.17%) Salt
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.09%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Cisco
2 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.39%) VMware
4 11 (11.96%) Citrix
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle
6 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.35%) Remedy
7 4 (4.35%) Juniper
7 4 (4.35%) Adobe
8 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.26%) Percona
9 2 (2.17%) Brocade
9 2 (2.17%) Open Text
9 2 (2.17%) Vignette
9 2 (2.17%) Sun
9 2 (2.17%) HP
9 2 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (1.09%) Intel
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