The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 51 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.07% 0.59% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 3.30% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £513 £406 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £353 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £459 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £91.06 £17.17 £15.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+430.51% +9.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.91 £17.00 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.21 £20.60 £16.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -9.43%
TCP/IP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 182 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.07% 18.04% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 129 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -1 3 £550 - 3
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) NHS
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) Softphone
7 1 (10.00%) Symposium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec