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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £473 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.84 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -16.98%

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
11 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 17.14% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Median daily rate £400 £355 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £204 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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