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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 29 29
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.83% 5.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 17.95% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £463 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.92 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
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
33 39 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.01% 15.79% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 16
Median daily rate £350 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +23.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.92 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.90% -50.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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

TCP/IP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft