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 23 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.00% 3.16% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 20.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £435 £500 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +257.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £347
% change year-on-year +14.70% -2.15%  
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 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 46 60 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 19.74% 15.79% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 21
Median daily rate £450 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
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 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 23 June 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 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (46.15%) HTTP
3 6 (46.15%) SSL
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) FortiGate
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CoreOS
2 2 (15.38%) RancherOS
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Web Operations
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Go
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) etcd
1 2 (15.38%) flannel
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) FortiGate
1 4 (30.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
1 4 (30.77%) Salt
2 2 (15.38%) Consul
2 2 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Marathon
2 2 (15.38%) Mesos
2 2 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (15.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet