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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 41 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 2.81% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 23.91% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £31.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
48 46 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.96% 11.76% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 58
Median daily rate £370 £300 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
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 £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (22.22%) FWSM
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) FWSM
4 2 (22.22%) Skype
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) OAT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) OAT Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec