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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 10 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.95% 3.07% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 14.42% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£265 £340 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +81.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
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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
89 104 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.35% 21.27% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 19
Average daily rate £284 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) VRRP
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) WLAN
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) F5
6 4 (18.18%) HSRP
7 3 (13.64%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) HTTP
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Lync
1 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) HSRP
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) WLAN
5 4 (18.18%) VRRP
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (9.09%) Skype
7 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.55%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Servlets
1 2 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.55%) STB
4 1 (4.55%) IPTV
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) MPEG
4 1 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) Kanban
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCIE
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCDST
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 2 (9.09%) logstash
1 2 (9.09%) Graphite
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) F5
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 2 (9.09%) Qualys
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) 3Com
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