The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 41 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.88% 1.65% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 10.91% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +28.57%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.84% 15.15% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 11
Median daily rate £400 £363 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +64.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 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
Liverpool - 2 £400 - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) GSM
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Local Government
5 2 (16.67%) MCDST

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) GSM
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) TACACS
3 2 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Handset
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCDST
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (8.33%) Legato
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) VMware