The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.41% 3.38% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 23.91% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.25% 14.15% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 32
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £243 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £41.80 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £55.00 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) C
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) Perl
4 8 (50.00%) SSL
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) X.509
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
4 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) Internet of Things
4 8 (50.00%) REST
4 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
1 8 (50.00%) SSL
1 8 (50.00%) X.509
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) 802.15
3 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JSON
1 8 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft