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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 91 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 37 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.46% 1.51% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 12.89% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £300 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.88 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £14.60 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £27.40 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
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
348 256 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.73% 11.69% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 145 123
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 29
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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
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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 +1 22 £375 +25.00% 14
South Yorkshire +3 9 £290 -3.33% 2
North Yorkshire -6 4 £330 +32.00% 16
East Yorkshire -7 2 - - 2
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Windows
3 26 (44.07%) DNS
4 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
5 18 (30.51%) DHCP
5 18 (30.51%) Python
6 16 (27.12%) C++
7 15 (25.42%) Java
7 15 (25.42%) SSL
8 14 (23.73%) Web Services
9 13 (22.03%) VMware
10 12 (20.34%) Internet
10 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
10 12 (20.34%) Client/Server
11 11 (18.64%) ITIL
11 11 (18.64%) Perl
11 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
12 10 (16.95%) VLAN
12 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.95%) PHP
12 10 (16.95%) C
12 10 (16.95%) UNIX
12 10 (16.95%) Windows XP
12 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
12 10 (16.95%) HTTP
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.25%) SAN
13 9 (15.25%) Apache
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.25%) Apache
4 7 (11.86%) nginx
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.78%) Jetty
6 4 (6.78%) Node.js
7 3 (5.08%) IIS
7 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.39%) Lync
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.39%) JBoss
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.69%) CMS
9 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.69%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.78%) Route 53
5 3 (5.08%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) DNS
2 18 (30.51%) DHCP
3 15 (25.42%) SSL
4 12 (20.34%) Internet
5 10 (16.95%) VLAN
5 10 (16.95%) HTTP
6 9 (15.25%) SAN
7 7 (11.86%) SSH
8 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.17%) Firewall
9 5 (8.47%) DVB
9 5 (8.47%) FTP
9 5 (8.47%) VPN
10 4 (6.78%) WAN
10 4 (6.78%) HTTPS
11 3 (5.08%) IPsec
11 3 (5.08%) LAN
11 3 (5.08%) NAS
12 2 (3.39%) PuTTY
12 2 (3.39%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) SimpleDB
6 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.69%) DB2
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.39%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) Servlets
3 3 (5.08%) J2EE
4 2 (3.39%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
4 2 (3.39%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.69%) LAMP
5 1 (1.69%) POSIX
5 1 (1.69%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) MPEG
2 5 (8.47%) IPTV
2 5 (8.47%) Video on Demand
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.08%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.39%) STB
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) iPad
6 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Windows
3 10 (16.95%) UNIX
3 10 (16.95%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.08%) Debian
6 3 (5.08%) AIX
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.39%) HPUX
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.39%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.69%) zOS
8 1 (1.69%) VMS
8 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
1 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
3 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps
5 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) TDD
7 3 (5.08%) Release Management
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.08%) Kanban
7 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Python
2 16 (27.12%) C++
3 15 (25.42%) Java
4 11 (18.64%) Perl
5 10 (16.95%) PHP
5 10 (16.95%) C
6 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
6 9 (15.25%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) Tcl
8 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.39%) Lua
9 2 (3.39%) SQL
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) ISEB
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.47%) Xen
4 2 (3.39%) qmail
5 1 (1.69%) Varnish
5 1 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) Unicenter
3 3 (5.08%) Salt
3 3 (5.08%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.39%) Hyperic
4 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) VMware
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) NetApp
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.47%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) CA
7 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 3 (5.08%) SAP
7 3 (5.08%) Google
8 2 (3.39%) Percona
8 2 (3.39%) Capita
8 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) Remedy
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec
9 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
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