The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.32% 4.55% 6.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 8.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£340 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.98% -6.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.46% 56.82% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 12
Average daily rate £333 £341 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £320 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £383 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Erskine region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

TCP/IP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 15 (93.75%) SNMP
1 15 (93.75%) SSL
2 13 (81.25%) Firmware
2 13 (81.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (81.25%) SCCM
2 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) MCP
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) MCTS
6 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.25%) Migration
9 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.25%) LAN
9 1 (6.25%) WAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SNMP
1 15 (93.75%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) MCP
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 13 (81.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP