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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.47% 1.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.03% 12.74% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate £425 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £536 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
Cheshire

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
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 18 April 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) PSTN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) PSTN
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2ME
1 1 (8.33%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Mercator
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware