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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 26 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.83% 2.12% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 11.43% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+101.96% -8.62%
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
57 70 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.21% 18.52% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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
Southport - 6 £450 -
Liverpool +9 3 £425 +54.54% 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) VoIP
3 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (56.25%) CISSP
5 8 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (50.00%) SANS
6 7 (43.75%) QRadar
6 7 (43.75%) LogRhythm
6 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (43.75%) Patch Management
6 7 (43.75%) ELK Stack
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) SSCP
6 7 (43.75%) Apple
6 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (43.75%) Splunk
7 6 (37.50%) SIEM
7 6 (37.50%) Open Source
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Information Security
8 5 (31.25%) Management Information System

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Jetty
1 2 (12.50%) Mongrel
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) VoIP
3 10 (62.50%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) FTP
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) SNMP
8 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (18.75%) IPsec
9 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 2 (12.50%) SMTP
9 2 (12.50%) SSH
9 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) ELK Stack
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (12.50%) IVR
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) Patch Management
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Case Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) SANS
3 7 (43.75%) SSCP
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) CCSA
6 1 (6.25%) CCSE
6 1 (6.25%) CEH
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) GCFA
6 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) QRadar
2 4 (25.00%) Kibana
2 4 (25.00%) logstash
3 3 (18.75%) RSA enVision
4 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) SCSM
5 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Apple
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
1 7 (43.75%) LogRhythm
1 7 (43.75%) Splunk
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds