The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.34% 2.99% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 18.18% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £494 £350 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £302 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £642 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+42.04% +10.69%
TCP/IP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.03% 16.46% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 27
Median daily rate £525 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Lancashire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -16 4 £494 +41.07%
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Symposium
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Softphone
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Softphone
2 3 (37.50%) Symposium
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) OAT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper