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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.95% 2.36% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 46.67% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.48 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.92 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -9.42%
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
75 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.25% 5.07% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 5 29
Average daily rate £270 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -62.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 2000
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (70.00%) MS Project
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Vista
3 7 (70.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Toad
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (10.00%) NetBackup

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (70.00%) MS Project
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 2000
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Infor
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
Blackburn, Lancashire
CRL
Rate: From £130 to £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago