Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 41 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.80% 3.59% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 18.18% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 21
Sheffield median daily rate £550 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +81.82% -5.17%
10th Percentile £443 £325 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £450
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £275
% change year-on-year +10.00% +81.82% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £13.41
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.41

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 187 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.21% 19.73% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 108 100
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £245 £305 £182
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £435 £328
% change year-on-year - +32.82% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £45.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +264.37% -66.16%
10th Percentile £19.60 £12.43 £9.20
90th Percentile £39.48 £47.50 £43.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £21.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year +7.33% +74.09% -38.54%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Sybase
2 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Ansible
4 5 (41.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) DataStage
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (25.00%) Banking

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) DB2
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) DataStage
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Information Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CEH
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CRISC
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Varonis
3 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) CyberArk