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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 89 99 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 53 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.80% 1.06% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 8.53% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 39
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£293 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £359 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £321 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +72.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -25.00%
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
411 293 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.98% 12.40% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 155 188
Average daily rate £300 £380 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +32.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.41% -58.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £24.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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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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 29 £300 - 17
North Yorkshire - 13 £293 - 9
South Yorkshire -10 7 £140 - 2
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.11%) LAN
3 33 (34.02%) Windows
4 31 (31.96%) WAN
5 30 (30.93%) Cisco
5 30 (30.93%) DNS
5 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (28.87%) VPN
7 26 (26.80%) CCNP
7 26 (26.80%) Linux
7 26 (26.80%) MPLS
8 24 (24.74%) Firewall
9 22 (22.68%) SSL
10 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
11 20 (20.62%) CCIP
11 20 (20.62%) MS Office
11 20 (20.62%) VMware
12 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
12 19 (19.59%) OSPF
12 19 (19.59%) BGP
13 18 (18.56%) Java
13 18 (18.56%) HTTP
13 18 (18.56%) DHCP
13 18 (18.56%) Jenkins
14 17 (17.53%) UNIX
14 17 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (17.53%) WebSphere
15 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (16.49%) Servlets

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (17.53%) WebSphere
2 16 (16.49%) IIS
2 16 (16.49%) Tomcat
3 14 (14.43%) Apache
3 14 (14.43%) nginx
4 13 (13.40%) Jetty
5 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.40%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (13.40%) Google App Engine
2 13 (13.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) LAN
2 31 (31.96%) WAN
3 30 (30.93%) DNS
4 28 (28.87%) VPN
5 26 (26.80%) MPLS
6 24 (24.74%) Firewall
7 22 (22.68%) SSL
8 19 (19.59%) OSPF
8 19 (19.59%) BGP
9 18 (18.56%) HTTP
9 18 (18.56%) DHCP
10 15 (15.46%) IPv4
10 15 (15.46%) IPv6
11 14 (14.43%) IPsec
12 13 (13.40%) FTP
13 10 (10.31%) BIG-IP
14 9 (9.28%) Internet
15 7 (7.22%) Wireless
16 6 (6.19%) SAN
17 5 (5.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) DB2
1 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.09%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Back Office
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (28.87%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.31%) Administrator
3 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.19%) Project Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.12%) Deskside Support
7 3 (3.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.09%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Network Support
8 2 (2.06%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (2.06%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) Servlets
2 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 13 (13.40%) J2EE
3 5 (5.15%) XML
4 3 (3.09%) CSS
4 3 (3.09%) JDBC
4 3 (3.09%) JSP
4 3 (3.09%) Ajax
4 3 (3.09%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) XMPP
5 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.19%) Replication
2 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.12%) iPad
3 4 (4.12%) BYOD
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) APACS
5 2 (2.06%) CMDB
5 2 (2.06%) DTV
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Linux
3 17 (17.53%) UNIX
4 8 (8.25%) Android
4 8 (8.25%) AIX
5 6 (6.19%) Solaris
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.12%) SUSE
7 4 (4.12%) zOS
7 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.03%) Debian
9 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
2 17 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.40%) Open Source
5 11 (11.34%) ITIL
6 8 (8.25%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.19%) Service Management
8 5 (5.15%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps
9 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.12%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.12%) Migration
10 3 (3.09%) Information Security
10 3 (3.09%) Network Design
10 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.09%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.06%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.06%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.56%) Java
2 7 (7.22%) Python
3 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.15%) C
3 5 (5.15%) Perl
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) C++
5 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.03%) Korn
7 1 (1.03%) AWK
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (26.80%) CCNP
3 20 (20.62%) CCIP
4 12 (12.37%) CCNA
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.15%) MCSE
7 4 (4.12%) CCIE
8 2 (2.06%) MCSA
8 2 (2.06%) MCITP
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) CCEE
9 1 (1.03%) CCIA
9 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.03%) MCTS
9 1 (1.03%) MCP
9 1 (1.03%) CCDP
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.43%) Xen
4 13 (13.40%) vCloud
5 2 (2.06%) KVM
6 1 (1.03%) QEMU
6 1 (1.03%) Corosync
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.03%) Varnish
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Puppet
2 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.12%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.12%) SCCM
4 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.03%) OpenView
5 1 (1.03%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) Cisco
3 20 (20.62%) VMware
4 13 (13.40%) Google
5 10 (10.31%) F5
6 8 (8.25%) Citrix
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle
8 6 (6.19%) Juniper
9 5 (5.15%) Sun
10 4 (4.12%) Adobe
10 4 (4.12%) IBM
10 4 (4.12%) Remedy
10 4 (4.12%) Brocade
11 3 (3.09%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.09%) HP
12 2 (2.06%) SAP
12 2 (2.06%) Lotus
12 2 (2.06%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.03%) AppSense
13 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds