The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 29 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.18% 0.43% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 4.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +10.00%
TCP/IP
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.76% 10.68% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Median daily rate £400 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £318 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £453 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) GSM
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) iPad
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) MCDST
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Handset
4 2 (20.00%) SSH
4 2 (20.00%) SMTP
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) FTP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) GSM
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 2 (20.00%) TACACS
3 2 (20.00%) Telnet
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCDST
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) VMware