The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 26 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.74% 4.60% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 28.57% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£175 £294 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% +161.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.05% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.84% 16.09% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
Average daily rate £290 £361 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% +37.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
TCP/IP
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TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 5 (33.33%) Draytek
6 5 (33.33%) Sophos
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (26.67%) SSL
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) HTTP
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (20.00%) Open Source
8 3 (20.00%) Puppet
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) PSTN
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) ISDN
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 5 (33.33%) Draytek
3 5 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet