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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 30 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.94% 2.23% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 14.55% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £156 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -9.43%
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
56 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.30% 15.32% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 22
Median daily rate £350 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £22.43 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 £12.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £32.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 7 December 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 0 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) VoIP
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) CISSP
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
4 7 (53.85%) Splunk
4 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
4 7 (53.85%) ELK Stack
4 7 (53.85%) QRadar
4 7 (53.85%) SANS
4 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (53.85%) Apple
4 7 (53.85%) SSCP
4 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) SIEM
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) Information Security
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management

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
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) VoIP
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
7 2 (15.38%) FTP
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) IPsec
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
8 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.69%) IPv4
8 1 (7.69%) IPv6
8 1 (7.69%) OSPF
8 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
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
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
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%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Security Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) ELK Stack
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
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
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
5 4 (30.77%) Case Management
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) SANS
2 7 (53.85%) SSCP
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
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%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Apple
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
1 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
1 7 (53.85%) Splunk
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Infoblox