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 3 months to 26 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 113 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 1.15% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 7.94% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 32
Median daily rate £438 £470 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +60.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £319 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +14.23% +0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -35.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £22.50 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 300 403 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.53% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 253 252
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 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
South Yorkshire +2 8 £435 -13.00%
West Yorkshire +10 7 £313 -29.37% 14
North Yorkshire +10 4 £475 +11.76% 5
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 19 (44.19%) Linux
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) HTTP
5 13 (30.23%) SSL
5 13 (30.23%) Internet
5 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (30.23%) Ruby
5 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
6 11 (25.58%) Puppet
6 11 (25.58%) Open Source
6 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (25.58%) Salt
6 11 (25.58%) Web Operations
6 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
6 11 (25.58%) Python
6 11 (25.58%) MySQL
7 10 (23.26%) Unix
7 10 (23.26%) VPN
7 10 (23.26%) Information Security
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) DevOps
8 9 (20.93%) Go
8 9 (20.93%) DNS
8 9 (20.93%) LAN
8 9 (20.93%) Java
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 14 (32.56%) HTTP
3 13 (30.23%) Internet
3 13 (30.23%) SSL
4 10 (23.26%) VPN
5 9 (20.93%) DNS
5 9 (20.93%) LAN
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (16.28%) WAN
7 7 (16.28%) Wireless
8 6 (13.95%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) OSPF
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.65%) IPsec
11 2 (4.65%) MPLS
11 2 (4.65%) VLAN
12 1 (2.33%) BGP
12 1 (2.33%) Extranet
12 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
1 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (25.58%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) WebOps Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Information Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) 802.1X
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) Windows NT
5 2 (4.65%) CatOS
5 2 (4.65%) CoreOS
5 2 (4.65%) RancherOS
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
1 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (25.58%) Open Source
1 11 (25.58%) Web Operations
2 10 (23.26%) DevOps
2 10 (23.26%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (16.28%) High Availability
3 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (13.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (13.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (9.30%) Computer Security
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Security Operations
6 3 (6.98%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Ruby
2 11 (25.58%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Go
3 9 (20.93%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) MCDST
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) etcd
3 2 (4.65%) flannel
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
1 11 (25.58%) Salt
2 7 (16.28%) Ansible
3 5 (11.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (11.63%) Nexpose
4 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.65%) Consul
5 2 (4.65%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.65%) Marathon
5 2 (4.65%) Mesos
5 2 (4.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (4.65%) Rancher
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) F5
3 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.95%) LogRhythm
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
5 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
5 5 (11.63%) FireEye
5 5 (11.63%) GFI Software
5 5 (11.63%) Juniper
5 5 (11.63%) McAfee
5 5 (11.63%) Rapid7
5 5 (11.63%) Sourcefire
5 5 (11.63%) Symantec
5 5 (11.63%) TippingPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (9.30%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) Nokia
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Apple