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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 38 43
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.06% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.09% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -15.09%

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
37 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.34% 13.66% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 16
Median daily rate £513 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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