The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 43 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.61% 2.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 12.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £550 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £337
% change year-on-year +12.67% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 80 71 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 21.45% 16.40% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 31
Median daily rate £500 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £187 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Sheffield

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Sheffield over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Sheffield

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Sheffield

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) HTTP
2 17 (70.83%) Ruby
3 13 (54.17%) SSL
3 13 (54.17%) DevOps
4 11 (45.83%) Salt
4 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (45.83%) Puppet
4 11 (45.83%) Python
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
6 9 (37.50%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) GitHub
8 6 (25.00%) Bitbucket
8 6 (25.00%) Node.js
8 6 (25.00%) Redis
8 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
8 6 (25.00%) SRDF
8 6 (25.00%) Go
8 6 (25.00%) Docker
8 6 (25.00%) CoreOS
8 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
8 6 (25.00%) Security Hardening
8 6 (25.00%) etcd
8 6 (25.00%) flannel

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) HTTP
2 13 (54.17%) SSL
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) LDAP
3 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) TACACS
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Redis
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Symmetrix
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) CoreOS
2 6 (25.00%) RancherOS
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) SUSE
3 4 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) VMS
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Security Hardening
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Ruby
2 11 (45.83%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Go
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
1 6 (25.00%) etcd
1 6 (25.00%) flannel
1 6 (25.00%) NFS
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (25.00%) SRDF
1 6 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 6 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
1 11 (45.83%) Salt
2 6 (25.00%) Consul
2 6 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (25.00%) Marathon
2 6 (25.00%) Mesos
2 6 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (25.00%) Rancher
2 6 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) EMC
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
1 6 (25.00%) NetApp
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) Sun
1 6 (25.00%) Veritas
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco