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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 62 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.39% 1.75% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 11.11% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -20.48%
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
149 126 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.88% 15.75% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 58
Average daily rate £350 £337 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £597 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -8 3 - - 3
Chester +9 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 - - 4
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (20.00%) MS Office
5 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
6 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.00%) Solaris
6 4 (16.00%) DB2
6 4 (16.00%) COBOL
6 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
6 4 (16.00%) TACACS
6 4 (16.00%) Juniper
6 4 (16.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) CICS
6 4 (16.00%) REXX
6 4 (16.00%) zOS
6 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) CICS
2 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TACACS
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Mainframe Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) ISPF
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) iPhone
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.00%) Handset
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.00%) zOS
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) COBOL
1 4 (16.00%) REXX
2 3 (12.00%) JCL
2 3 (12.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) GCIA
1 4 (16.00%) GCIH
1 4 (16.00%) CEH
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCDST
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Legato
1 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Websense
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Sun
Crewe, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13.50 - £15.50 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago