The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% - 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.34% 15.49% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Average daily rate £250 £382 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.46% -10.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £18.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

TCP/IP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Handset
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Handset
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCDST
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco