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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 20 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 3.58% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.50% 19.21% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 6
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£463 £305 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.63% -20.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £217 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 16
Average hourly rate £17.09 £12.67 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.84% -63.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £16.84 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +8.72%
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
129 151 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.79% 18.62% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 68
Average daily rate £413 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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
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 2 September 2015.

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
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 2 September 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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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
Crewe - 7 £160 - 2
Warrington -15 5 £463 +94.73% 3
Chester -5 4 £525 - 2
Runcorn - 2 - - 2
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) DHCP
2 17 (48.57%) DNS
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) SLA
4 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) ITIL
4 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Internet
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) Device Driver
7 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
7 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) MS Office
8 8 (22.86%) Citrix
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.14%) Wireless
10 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
10 6 (17.14%) CCNP
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.14%) A+ Certification
10 6 (17.14%) SAN
10 6 (17.14%) VPN
11 5 (14.29%) Service Management
11 5 (14.29%) Symantec
11 5 (14.29%) CISSP
11 5 (14.29%) CCNA
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco
11 5 (14.29%) Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DHCP
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 11 (31.43%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) VPN
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 3 (8.57%) SSL
5 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 3 (8.57%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (8.57%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Handset
3 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.57%) iPad
5 2 (5.71%) CMDB
5 2 (5.71%) GIS
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.86%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Web Development
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Information Management
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Jython
2 2 (5.71%) C
2 2 (5.71%) C++
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.14%) A+ Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CEH
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.43%) MCDST
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) PMP
6 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) XenServer
2 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 5 (14.29%) Symantec
3 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Avaya
4 3 (8.57%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Toshiba
5 2 (5.71%) BT
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) AppSense
6 1 (2.86%) Renesas
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