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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 50 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.69% 1.38% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 17.86% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +28.57%
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
40 28 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.22% 7.71% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 44
Median daily rate £375 £350 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +42.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £550 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% -8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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
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 24 July 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
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes

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 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) OAT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) OAT Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper