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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 27 25
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.78% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.70% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £324
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.84 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +10.96%

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
8 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.42% 20.93% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 14
Median daily rate £475 £245 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.87% -36.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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