Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.58% - 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Chester median daily rate £230 - £473
10th Percentile £225 - £461
90th Percentile £235 - £484
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -3.13% +17.65% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £16.84
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £91.06 £17.17
% change year-on-year -81.88% +430.51% +18.38%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.03% 12.92% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 34
Chester median daily rate £280 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.12% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £268
90th Percentile £425 £530 £521
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £16.08 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.18% -32.32% +29.68%
10th Percentile £16.65 £11.87 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.75 £17.85 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -17.14% -1.52% -3.95%

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 20 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft