Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 151 105
Rank change year-on-year +43 -46 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 93 36 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.87% 0.81% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.05% 5.52% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 67
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.04% -1.39% +28.57%
10th Percentile £181 £129 £330
90th Percentile £538 £565 £575
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% -5.88% +193.10%
10th Percentile £31.48 £39.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £36.23 £41.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.12 £34.75
% change year-on-year +24.25% -42.10% +99.54%

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 662 652 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.33% 14.73% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 406 466
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £166 £213
90th Percentile £570 £553 £550
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% +0.70% +14.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £11.08
90th Percentile £25.00 £33.20 £46.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +14 46 £425 +41.67% 22
South Yorkshire +1 23 £450 -18.18% 2
North Yorkshire +3 14 £375 -21.05% 3
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 47 (50.54%) DNS
2 45 (48.39%) Linux
2 45 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 43 (46.24%) Windows
4 41 (44.09%) VMware
5 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
6 36 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 29 (31.18%) DHCP
9 27 (29.03%) Configuration Management
9 27 (29.03%) DevOps
10 26 (27.96%) Firewall
10 26 (27.96%) SSL
11 25 (26.88%) Open Source
11 25 (26.88%) Jenkins
12 23 (24.73%) Java
13 22 (23.66%) HTTP
13 22 (23.66%) VPN
13 22 (23.66%) SAN
14 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
15 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
16 19 (20.43%) LAN
16 19 (20.43%) Puppet
17 18 (19.35%) Cisco
18 17 (18.28%) WAN
18 17 (18.28%) MS Exchange
19 16 (17.20%) Clustering
19 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
20 15 (16.13%) Bash Shell

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 17 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.90%) Confluence
3 9 (9.68%) nginx
3 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.53%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.45%) Apache
5 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.30%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) Jetty
6 4 (4.30%) Mongrel
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.15%) WordPress
9 1 (1.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.08%) JBoss
9 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (15.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (12.90%) IaaS
4 12 (12.90%) PaaS
4 12 (12.90%) SaaS
5 11 (11.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (11.83%) Amazon S3
5 11 (11.83%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (11.83%) Route 53
5 11 (11.83%) Serverless
5 11 (11.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (7.53%) Office 365
8 6 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (4.30%) Google Analytics
9 4 (4.30%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (50.54%) DNS
2 29 (31.18%) DHCP
3 26 (27.96%) Firewall
3 26 (27.96%) SSL
4 22 (23.66%) HTTP
4 22 (23.66%) SAN
4 22 (23.66%) VPN
5 19 (20.43%) LAN
6 17 (18.28%) WAN
7 13 (13.98%) FTP
7 13 (13.98%) IPsec
8 12 (12.90%) NAS
9 11 (11.83%) ICMP
10 9 (9.68%) VoIP
11 8 (8.60%) Skype
12 7 (7.53%) Network Security
13 6 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (6.45%) SMTP
13 6 (6.45%) Wireless
14 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (11.83%) Amazon RDS
1 11 (11.83%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Firebird
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (26.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.98%) JIRA
3 11 (11.83%) GitLab
3 11 (11.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (8.60%) Travis CI
5 5 (5.38%) IntelliJ
5 5 (5.38%) JUnit
5 5 (5.38%) Selenium
6 4 (4.30%) Ant
6 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.30%) Gatling
6 4 (4.30%) GCC
6 4 (4.30%) GDB
6 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.30%) GoogleTest
6 4 (4.30%) Mockito
7 3 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Electronics
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Analyst
2 9 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Server Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Administrator
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (5.38%) NetBackup Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) Scala Developer
6 5 (5.38%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Servlets
2 7 (7.53%) CSS
2 7 (7.53%) Node.js
3 6 (6.45%) .NET
3 6 (6.45%) J2EE
4 5 (5.38%) JSON
4 5 (5.38%) Middleware
4 5 (5.38%) Play Framework
4 5 (5.38%) XML
5 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.30%) JNI
5 4 (4.30%) Qt
5 4 (4.30%) STL
6 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.23%) HTML
6 3 (3.23%) LAMP
7 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.08%) HTML5
7 1 (1.08%) RESTful
7 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Clustering
2 12 (12.90%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.30%) CMDB
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) MPEG
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.23%) Tandem
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.39%) Linux
2 43 (46.24%) Windows
3 31 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.75%) Unix
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.38%) Android
9 4 (4.30%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.23%) HPUX
10 3 (3.23%) Solaris
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.15%) SUSE
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Configuration Management
1 27 (29.03%) DevOps
2 25 (26.88%) Open Source
3 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.98%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.83%) Auto-Scaling
7 11 (11.83%) Coaching
7 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (11.83%) Software Delivery
7 11 (11.83%) Systems Engineering
8 10 (10.75%) Microservices
9 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.60%) OO
10 8 (8.60%) OOP
11 5 (5.38%) Migration
11 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) Java
2 15 (16.13%) Bash Shell
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) Python
5 8 (8.60%) Ruby
6 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.45%) C
8 5 (5.38%) Perl
8 5 (5.38%) Scala
9 4 (4.30%) C#
9 4 (4.30%) Groovy
9 4 (4.30%) Haskell
9 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) Go
12 1 (1.08%) Java 8
12 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.75%) CCNA
5 7 (7.53%) CCNP
5 7 (7.53%) MCSE
5 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) CCA
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) MCITP
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 36 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.53%) Docker
6 7 (7.53%) vSphere
6 7 (7.53%) Xen
7 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.15%) XenApp
8 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.15%) XenServer
9 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) Puppet
2 13 (13.98%) SCCM
3 10 (10.75%) NetBackup
3 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (5.38%) Ansible
5 5 (5.38%) Grafana
5 5 (5.38%) Kibana
5 5 (5.38%) vCenter Server
6 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
6 4 (4.30%) HP SIM
6 4 (4.30%) SCOM
6 4 (4.30%) Terraform
7 3 (3.23%) PowerCLI
7 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.23%) WSUS
8 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.15%) OpenView
8 2 (2.15%) Salt
8 2 (2.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (44.09%) VMware
3 18 (19.35%) Cisco
4 14 (15.05%) Google
5 10 (10.75%) HP
6 9 (9.68%) Citrix
7 8 (8.60%) Oracle
8 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.45%) Meraki
10 5 (5.38%) Dell
10 5 (5.38%) Veritas
11 4 (4.30%) Adobe
11 4 (4.30%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (3.23%) Aruba
12 3 (3.23%) Avaya
12 3 (3.23%) F5
12 3 (3.23%) Juniper
12 3 (3.23%) NetApp
13 2 (2.15%) Lotus