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 June 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.08% 1.60% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.98% 14.89% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £338 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +14.23% +0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £31.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -55.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

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 117 47 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 34.72% 10.73% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 19 29
Median daily rate £425 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -31.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -14 7 £338 - 1
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (71.43%) SSH
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (42.86%) SQLPlus
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) HPUX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Guard
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft