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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 53 44
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.79% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +8.22%

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
48 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.68% 12.50% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 12
Median daily rate £500 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Symposium
2 3 (75.00%) Softphone
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Softphone
2 3 (75.00%) Symposium
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper