The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 7.28% - 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.83% - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £250 - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £346
% change year-on-year +14.33% -1.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% +100.00%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 19 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 15.89% 12.26% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 19
Median daily rate £250 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £253 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.93 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Leicester

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Leicester

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) VBScript
2 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) Dell
2 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) EPoS
3 10 (58.82%) IIS
4 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Automotive
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) Logistics
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 10 (58.82%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) EPoS Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (17.65%) LINQ
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Logistics
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
1 11 (64.71%) VBScript
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Dell
1 11 (64.71%) HP
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Siemens
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