The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 105 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 55 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.41% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.39% 10.77% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 8
Median daily rate £368 £275 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -63.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.62 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
TCP/IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
586 520 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.55% 13.09% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 240 181
Median daily rate £378 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.85 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the North West region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the North West region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Manchester +8 32 £400 +77.77% 10
Cheshire -15 13 £318 -31.35% 2
Lancashire +3 6 - - 2
Merseyside 0 4 £400 - 3
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 North West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 47 (45.63%) DNS
3 40 (38.83%) Cisco
4 30 (29.13%) Active Directory
5 28 (27.18%) DHCP
5 28 (27.18%) Firewall
6 26 (25.24%) Linux
7 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.36%) Unix
9 21 (20.39%) ITIL
10 20 (19.42%) WAN
10 20 (19.42%) SMTP
11 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (18.45%) Wireless
12 18 (17.48%) BGP
12 18 (17.48%) HTTP
13 17 (16.50%) VoIP
13 17 (16.50%) WebSphere
14 16 (15.53%) LAN
14 16 (15.53%) CCNP
14 16 (15.53%) SSL
15 15 (14.56%) HP
15 15 (14.56%) SNMP
15 15 (14.56%) VPN
15 15 (14.56%) Oracle
16 14 (13.59%) FTP
16 14 (13.59%) IBM
16 14 (13.59%) OSPF
16 14 (13.59%) VMware
17 12 (11.65%) Load Balancing

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (16.50%) WebSphere
2 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.83%) Apache
5 5 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.85%) IIS
5 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.88%) nginx
6 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.94%) Jetty
7 2 (1.94%) Node.js
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.97%) CICS
8 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (45.63%) DNS
2 28 (27.18%) DHCP
2 28 (27.18%) Firewall
3 20 (19.42%) SMTP
3 20 (19.42%) WAN
4 19 (18.45%) Wireless
5 18 (17.48%) BGP
5 18 (17.48%) HTTP
6 17 (16.50%) VoIP
7 16 (15.53%) LAN
7 16 (15.53%) SSL
8 15 (14.56%) SNMP
8 15 (14.56%) VPN
9 14 (13.59%) FTP
9 14 (13.59%) OSPF
10 12 (11.65%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.71%) Internet
11 10 (9.71%) Network Security
12 9 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (8.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) DB2
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) MS Access
4 2 (1.94%) DataStage
4 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) HBase
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Subversion
2 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.88%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.94%) Toad
5 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Local Government
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.94%) Law
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.77%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Field Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Field Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) Middleware
2 10 (9.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (9.71%) Web Services
2 10 (9.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (7.77%) .NET
4 7 (6.80%) SOAP
5 4 (3.88%) HTML
6 2 (1.94%) J2EE
6 2 (1.94%) Servlets
6 2 (1.94%) WinForms
7 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.97%) APPC
7 1 (0.97%) ISPF
7 1 (0.97%) J2SE
7 1 (0.97%) Java ME
7 1 (0.97%) Lucene
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.97%) XML
7 1 (0.97%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.91%) Handset
5 3 (2.91%) iPad
5 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.91%) Statistics
6 2 (1.94%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.94%) Informatics
6 2 (1.94%) IVR
7 1 (0.97%) DTV
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) STB
7 1 (0.97%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 26 (25.24%) Linux
3 22 (21.36%) Unix
4 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.77%) AIX
6 8 (7.77%) Solaris
7 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.88%) Android
10 4 (3.88%) ThreadX
10 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.94%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.68%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (7.77%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.85%) ITSM
6 5 (4.85%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.85%) SIEM
6 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.88%) Validation
8 3 (2.91%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.91%) Load Testing
8 3 (2.91%) Service Management
8 3 (2.91%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.80%) C++
4 5 (4.85%) Java
4 5 (4.85%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) C
5 3 (2.91%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) Python
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) JCL
7 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (15.53%) CCNP
3 9 (8.74%) CCNA
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.85%) CCIE
6 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.88%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.88%) MCSA
7 4 (3.88%) MCSE
8 3 (2.91%) MCDST
8 3 (2.91%) MCP
9 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.94%) Degree
10 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.97%) CEH
10 1 (0.97%) GIAC
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) MISRA
3 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.94%) QA
5 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (29.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) Firmware
2 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) XenApp
4 2 (1.94%) Postfix
4 2 (1.94%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.94%) vCloud
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.97%) HDFS
5 1 (0.97%) RACF
5 1 (0.97%) Snort
5 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.85%) Puppet
3 4 (3.88%) Nagios
3 4 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.91%) Ansible
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.94%) DameWare
5 2 (1.94%) logstash
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.94%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.94%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
5 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.97%) Legato
6 1 (0.97%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) Cisco
2 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.56%) HP
3 15 (14.56%) Oracle
4 14 (13.59%) IBM
4 14 (13.59%) VMware
5 12 (11.65%) Citrix
5 12 (11.65%) Juniper
6 9 (8.74%) Fortinet
7 7 (6.80%) Remedy
8 6 (5.83%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.83%) Symantec
9 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.88%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.88%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.88%) Renesas
10 3 (2.91%) AlienVault
10 3 (2.91%) Aruba
10 3 (2.91%) Splunk
11 2 (1.94%) F5
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