Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 153 135
Rank change year-on-year +34 -18 -43
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 86 33 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.75% 0.78% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.65% 5.09% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.92% -2.63% +35.71%
10th Percentile £174 £277 £318
90th Percentile £544 £496 £575
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £22.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.41% -48.24% +157.58%
10th Percentile £31.48 £14.80 £41.25
90th Percentile £36.23 £37.20 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.75 £23.14 £29.00
% change year-on-year -10.33% -20.21% +67.34%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 630 648 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.79% 15.27% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 370 475
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +2.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £543 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.29% +1.74% +7.37%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.26 £10.92
90th Percentile £27.00 £33.24 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +24 44 £425 +36.00% 13
South Yorkshire +7 20 £413 -5.17% 8
North Yorkshire +4 13 £375 -21.05% 10
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 45 (52.33%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) DNS
3 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 37 (43.02%) Linux
5 35 (40.70%) Active Directory
5 35 (40.70%) VMware
6 33 (38.37%) Windows Server
7 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (31.40%) Firewall
9 24 (27.91%) DHCP
10 23 (26.74%) LAN
10 23 (26.74%) SAN
11 22 (25.58%) DevOps
12 21 (24.42%) WAN
12 21 (24.42%) SSL
13 20 (23.26%) VPN
13 20 (23.26%) Configuration Management
13 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
13 20 (23.26%) Open Source
14 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
14 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
15 18 (20.93%) MS Exchange
16 17 (19.77%) HTTP
16 17 (19.77%) Cisco
16 17 (19.77%) Java
17 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (17.44%) Clustering
19 14 (16.28%) Puppet
19 14 (16.28%) Problem-Solving

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Confluence
3 8 (9.30%) nginx
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.49%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.33%) Jetty
6 2 (2.33%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.33%) WordPress
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.16%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (12.79%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (10.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (10.47%) Amazon S3
4 9 (10.47%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (10.47%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (10.47%) IaaS
4 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (10.47%) PaaS
4 9 (10.47%) Route 53
4 9 (10.47%) SaaS
4 9 (10.47%) Serverless
4 9 (10.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (6.98%) Google Analytics
5 6 (6.98%) Office 365
6 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.33%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.67%) DNS
2 27 (31.40%) Firewall
3 24 (27.91%) DHCP
4 23 (26.74%) LAN
4 23 (26.74%) SAN
5 21 (24.42%) SSL
5 21 (24.42%) WAN
6 20 (23.26%) VPN
7 17 (19.77%) HTTP
8 11 (12.79%) NAS
9 9 (10.47%) ICMP
9 9 (10.47%) Network Security
10 8 (9.30%) FTP
10 8 (9.30%) Skype
11 7 (8.14%) IPsec
11 7 (8.14%) VoIP
12 6 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (6.98%) SMTP
12 6 (6.98%) Wireless
13 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (9.30%) MySQL
4 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) Firebird
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 9 (10.47%) GitLab
3 9 (10.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (8.14%) IntelliJ
4 7 (8.14%) Selenium
5 6 (6.98%) Ant
5 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.98%) Gatling
6 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.81%) JUnit
7 3 (3.49%) GCC
7 3 (3.49%) GDB
7 3 (3.49%) GoogleTest
7 3 (3.49%) Mockito
7 3 (3.49%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Electronics
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Server Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.14%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (8.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.14%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 6 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Servlets
2 7 (8.14%) Node.js
3 6 (6.98%) CSS
3 6 (6.98%) Gherkin
3 6 (6.98%) JSON
3 6 (6.98%) Play Framework
3 6 (6.98%) XML
4 5 (5.81%) Middleware
5 3 (3.49%) .NET
5 3 (3.49%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.49%) J2EE
5 3 (3.49%) JNI
5 3 (3.49%) LAMP
5 3 (3.49%) Qt
5 3 (3.49%) STL
6 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.16%) HTML5
6 1 (1.16%) REST
6 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Clustering
2 10 (11.63%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.65%) CMDB
3 4 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.49%) MPEG
4 3 (3.49%) Tandem
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Linux
3 33 (38.37%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.63%) Unix
5 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.65%) Android
8 3 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (3.49%) HPUX
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.49%) Solaris
9 2 (2.33%) SUSE
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) DevOps
2 20 (23.26%) Configuration Management
2 20 (23.26%) Open Source
3 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
6 10 (11.63%) ITIL
6 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.47%) Auto-Scaling
7 9 (10.47%) Coaching
7 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.47%) Software Delivery
8 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.14%) Microservices
10 6 (6.98%) Analytics
10 6 (6.98%) Service Management
11 5 (5.81%) Migration
11 5 (5.81%) Patch Management
11 5 (5.81%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.95%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.30%) Python
4 7 (8.14%) Scala
5 6 (6.98%) C
5 6 (6.98%) C#
5 6 (6.98%) Groovy
5 6 (6.98%) Haskell
5 6 (6.98%) Perl
5 6 (6.98%) Ruby
6 3 (3.49%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (15.12%) CCNA
5 10 (11.63%) CCNP
6 6 (6.98%) MCSE
6 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) CCA
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.33%) Degree
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCITP
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.16%) CCSE
8 1 (1.16%) CCSP
8 1 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CISSP
8 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 35 (40.70%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.12%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (12.79%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (8.14%) Docker
6 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.65%) vSphere
7 4 (4.65%) Xen
8 2 (2.33%) XenApp
8 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.33%) XenServer
9 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Puppet
2 10 (11.63%) NetBackup
3 9 (10.47%) SCCM
4 7 (8.14%) FortiGate
4 7 (8.14%) Grafana
4 7 (8.14%) Kibana
5 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.65%) HP SIM
7 4 (4.65%) SCOM
7 4 (4.65%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.49%) Ansible
8 3 (3.49%) PowerCLI
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.49%) Terraform
8 3 (3.49%) WSUS
9 2 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.33%) SCSM
9 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.70%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco
4 12 (13.95%) Google
5 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
5 11 (12.79%) Citrix
5 11 (12.79%) HP
6 8 (9.30%) Oracle
7 7 (8.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.81%) Adobe
8 5 (5.81%) Dell
8 5 (5.81%) NetApp
8 5 (5.81%) Veritas
9 4 (4.65%) Juniper
9 4 (4.65%) Meraki
10 3 (3.49%) Aruba
10 3 (3.49%) Avaya
10 3 (3.49%) F5
10 3 (3.49%) Red Hat