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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.31% 2.80% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 21.95% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £205 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £28.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% +117.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +2.38%

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
49 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.07% 12.77% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 12
Median daily rate £340 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £194 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -9 4 £205 -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
3 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (53.85%) Splunk
3 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
3 7 (53.85%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (53.85%) QRadar
3 7 (53.85%) SANS
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) VoIP
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 7 (53.85%) Apple
3 7 (53.85%) SSCP
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) SIEM
5 4 (30.77%) Redis
5 4 (30.77%) logstash
5 4 (30.77%) Kibana
5 4 (30.77%) Case Management
5 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security

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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Jetty
1 2 (15.38%) Mongrel
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Google App Engine
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
1 7 (53.85%) VPN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Travis CI
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) Servlets
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Case Management
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
1 7 (53.85%) SANS
1 7 (53.85%) SSCP
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) QRadar
2 4 (30.77%) Kibana
2 4 (30.77%) logstash
3 3 (23.08%) RSA enVision
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Apple
2 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
2 7 (53.85%) Splunk
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) VMware