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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 41 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.36% 1.57% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 14.58% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £31.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% +78.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
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
59 48 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.35% 10.74% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 59
Median daily rate £370 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) FWSM
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

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 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) FWSM
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) OAT Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) OAT Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft