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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 32 26
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.78% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.64% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £165 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

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
44 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.39% 13.02% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 16
Median daily rate £340 £423 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.52% +49.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £455 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (63.64%) ELK Stack
4 7 (63.64%) Patch Management
4 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (63.64%) LogRhythm
4 7 (63.64%) QRadar
4 7 (63.64%) SANS
4 7 (63.64%) IBM
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) CISSP
4 7 (63.64%) Apple
4 7 (63.64%) SSCP
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (63.64%) Splunk
5 6 (54.55%) SIEM
5 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Jetty
1 2 (18.18%) Mongrel
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) VoIP
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Travis CI
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) ELK Stack
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Cyber Attack
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (63.64%) Patch Management
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Case Management
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) SANS
1 7 (63.64%) SSCP
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (18.18%) Xen
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) QRadar
2 4 (36.36%) Kibana
2 4 (36.36%) logstash
3 3 (27.27%) RSA enVision
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Apple
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
1 7 (63.64%) LogRhythm
1 7 (63.64%) Splunk
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
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