Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 106 154
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48 -37
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 69 95 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.50% 1.99% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.63% 14.96% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 76 31
Median daily rate £365 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £178 £305 £213
90th Percentile £723 £569 £575
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £21.40 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.59% -38.86% +22.81%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.63% +19.44% -45.27%

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 415 635 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.06% 13.27% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 432 425
Median daily rate £375 £441 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.01% +6.97% +1.85%
10th Percentile £178 £288 £202
90th Percentile £600 £599 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.97% -6.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.65 £12.78
90th Percentile £31.95 £19.10 £39.48
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Yorkshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Yorkshire.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +38 27 £325 -35.00% 8
South Yorkshire +11 27 £675 +28.57% 4
North Yorkshire +11 15 £269 -17.31% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 33 (47.83%) Google
2 32 (46.38%) Linux
3 31 (44.93%) HTTP
3 31 (44.93%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (44.93%) Open Source
4 30 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 29 (42.03%) Azure
5 29 (42.03%) AWS
5 29 (42.03%) Configuration Management
6 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.68%) Puppet
6 26 (37.68%) GCP
6 26 (37.68%) Git (software)
7 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 23 (33.33%) Ansible
8 23 (33.33%) Terraform
9 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
9 22 (31.88%) DNS
10 21 (30.43%) DHCP
10 21 (30.43%) Python
10 21 (30.43%) DevOps
10 21 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (28.99%) Salt
11 20 (28.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (28.99%) CircleCI
12 19 (27.54%) Task Automation
12 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Automation
12 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Management
13 18 (26.09%) Windows

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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 6 (8.70%) Jetty
2 6 (8.70%) Mongrel
2 6 (8.70%) nginx
2 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) AWS
1 29 (42.03%) Azure
2 26 (37.68%) GCP
3 13 (18.84%) Office 365
4 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.70%) GitHub
4 6 (8.70%) Google App Engine
5 5 (7.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
7 3 (4.35%) OneDrive
7 3 (4.35%) PaaS
8 2 (2.90%) IaaS
9 1 (1.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) HTTP
2 22 (31.88%) DNS
3 21 (30.43%) DHCP
4 17 (24.64%) VPN
5 13 (18.84%) LAN
5 13 (18.84%) WAN
6 12 (17.39%) SSL
7 11 (15.94%) IPv6
7 11 (15.94%) MPLS
8 9 (13.04%) BGP
8 9 (13.04%) OSPF
9 8 (11.59%) VoIP
10 7 (10.14%) Firewall
10 7 (10.14%) IPv4
11 6 (8.70%) FTP
11 6 (8.70%) IPsec
12 5 (7.25%) VLAN
12 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.25%) Wireless
13 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 26 (37.68%) Git (software)
3 20 (28.99%) CircleCI
4 6 (8.70%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.80%) Gatling
5 4 (5.80%) JUnit
5 4 (5.80%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Back Office
2 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) IT Support
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Project Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) WebOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) JSON
2 7 (10.14%) REST
3 6 (8.70%) J2EE
3 6 (8.70%) Servlets
4 5 (7.25%) Node.js
5 4 (5.80%) CSS
5 4 (5.80%) CSS3
5 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
5 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 4 (5.80%) Play Framework
5 4 (5.80%) Sass
5 4 (5.80%) XML
6 2 (2.90%) Jinja
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) iPad
3 3 (4.35%) iPhone
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
4 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.90%) Unix
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Continuous Integration
1 31 (44.93%) Open Source
2 29 (42.03%) Configuration Management
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.43%) DevOps
5 20 (28.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Automation
6 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Management
6 19 (27.54%) Task Automation
7 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.94%) Web Operations
9 9 (13.04%) ITIL
9 9 (13.04%) Technical Debt
10 6 (8.70%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.70%) Service Management
11 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.80%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.43%) Python
3 8 (11.59%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) Scala
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.04%) CCNA
3 8 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) CCNP
6 3 (4.35%) DBS Check
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.90%) MCSE
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) WCAG
3 2 (2.90%) COBIT
3 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) Xen
4 3 (4.35%) vCloud
4 3 (4.35%) VMware NSX
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) Firmware
5 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (37.68%) Puppet
2 23 (33.33%) Ansible
2 23 (33.33%) Terraform
3 21 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (28.99%) Salt
5 18 (26.09%) Kubernetes
6 7 (10.14%) SCCM
7 4 (5.80%) FortiGate
7 4 (5.80%) Grafana
7 4 (5.80%) Kibana
7 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (4.35%) vRealize
9 2 (2.90%) HP SIM
9 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (2.90%) SCOM
9 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Google
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.64%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) Citrix
6 6 (8.70%) Symantec
7 4 (5.80%) Adobe
7 4 (5.80%) Huawei
8 3 (4.35%) Dell
8 3 (4.35%) HP
8 3 (4.35%) McAfee
8 3 (4.35%) Samsung
8 3 (4.35%) Veeam
9 2 (2.90%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) Meraki
9 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) Aruba
10 1 (1.45%) Lotus
10 1 (1.45%) Polycom