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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 25 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.03% 8.07% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 31.71% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £22.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
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
37 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.69% 25.47% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 8
Average daily rate £375 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £730 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) CEH
5 3 (27.27%) Jython
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Handset
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Handset
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) CMDB
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) GIS
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Management
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Jython
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CEH
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCDST
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
2 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) BMC
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya