The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.42% 2.91% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.31% 16.67% 10.00%
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 £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £7.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +212.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -29.16% +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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 78 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.70% 17.49% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 30
Median daily rate £380 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.83% +68.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in South Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in South Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in South Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 7 £435 -13.00%
TCP/IP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) SSL
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (28.57%) Web Operations
6 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) Salt
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Puppet

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
3 2 (14.29%) CoreOS
3 2 (14.29%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Web Operations
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Go
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) etcd
1 2 (14.29%) flannel
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Salt
3 2 (14.29%) Consul
3 2 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (14.29%) Marathon
3 2 (14.29%) Mesos
3 2 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (14.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet