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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 23 20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.78% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.13% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
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
13 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.30% 25.00% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 7
Median daily rate £400 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £355 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £16.33 £21.50 £18.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.06% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £12.35 £17.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.27 £34.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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