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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 32 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.66% 2.00% 4.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 15.49% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Median daily rate £494 £635 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% +23.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £380 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £653 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £17.42 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.46% -3.25%
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
44 71 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.62% 12.89% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 62
Median daily rate £513 £400 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +32.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +20 4 £494 -22.24%
Skelmersdale +2 4 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) FTP
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ

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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) FTP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Softphone
4 3 (21.43%) Symposium
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) Skype
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) FWSM
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) OAT Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) OAT Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) OAT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) Lotus
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec