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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% 1.05% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 6.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 60 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.80% 15.75% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 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
Wirral 0 1 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) Telnet
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) TACACS
2 2 (22.22%) Telnet
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) GCFA
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) HDFS
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Legato
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) VMware