The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 29 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 34 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.40% 1.59% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 16.67% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £210 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £339
% change year-on-year +13.63% +3.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +21.21%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 29 24 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 11.60% 9.56% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 8
Median daily rate £310 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -70.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Liverpool

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Liverpool over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Liverpool

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) Xcode
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) RS-232
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 1 (14.29%) VMware