Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - +39 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.90% - 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Chester median daily rate £360 - £500
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £325 £463
% change year-on-year +10.77% -29.73% +54.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Chester median hourly rate £15.15 - £16.84
10th Percentile £15.08 - £15.18
90th Percentile £17.99 - £17.76
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 56 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 16.73% 14.81% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 35
Chester median daily rate £369 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £266 £225 £318
90th Percentile £534 £525 £476
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £415 £408
% change year-on-year -6.51% +1.72% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Chester median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -1.18% -34.62%
10th Percentile £10.50 £17.44 £15.74
90th Percentile £16.26 £25.55 £57.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.33 £21.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -27.02% +24.70% -32.64%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Chester

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Chester

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Local Government
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Perfmon
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Samsung
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft