The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 18 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.96% 0.65% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 14.29% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £150 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.63% 4.55% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Average daily rate £220 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
Merseyside

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Liverpool region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Liverpool region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

TCP/IP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) PDA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix