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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 36 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.27% 2.09% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 15.69% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +5.00%
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
40 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.70% 13.35% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 3 £400 - 2
Wirral +2 1 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
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%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) Local Government
5 2 (16.67%) MCDST
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) TACACS
5 2 (16.67%) Telnet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

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 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
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%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
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
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
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%) 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%) Analyst
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%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
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%) Handset
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCDST
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) Legato
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) VMware