The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.17% 3.42% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 12.82% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.23% 26.71% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 6
Average daily rate £375 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (33.33%) Draytek
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) TACACS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) GCIA
1 1 (16.67%) GCIH
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) Draytek
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5