Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.20% 2.53% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 13.89% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 8
Merseyside median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +63.27%
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £369
% change year-on-year -11.76% +15.25% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.90% -
North West median hourly rate £51.71 £40.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +29.28% +136.41% +25.57%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 71 108 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.46% 18.21% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 47
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £146 £170 £150
90th Percentile £438 £518 £475
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.39 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.69 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory