The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 49 44
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.51% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £337
% change year-on-year +12.67% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 57 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 22.12% 13.23% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 16
Median daily rate £501 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £447 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% +22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Lancashire