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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.24% 0.33% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 1.66% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £406 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +37.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £353 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £459 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £91.06 £16.84 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+440.75% +40.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -15.09%

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
84 181 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.36% 20.04% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 110 82
Median daily rate £338 £473 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
Warrington - 2 £563 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) NHS
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Softphone
6 1 (11.11%) Symposium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
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