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 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 39 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.21% 0.75% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 4.41% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £293 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +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
73 68 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.12% 17.09% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 July 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 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - - 3
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS

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%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
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 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) Telnet
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
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
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
2 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%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
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%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
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 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) GCFA
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) SANS
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) HDFS
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (11.11%) Legato
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) VMware