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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 27 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.85% 4.05% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.52% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.18% +19.61%  

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 19 30 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 12.18% 20.27% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Median daily rate £250 £250 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £326 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.16% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Leicester

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Dell
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) VBScript
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) EPoS
4 6 (60.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) ERP

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ERP
1 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (70.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Dell
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
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