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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 38 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 3.26% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 17.14% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £363 £389 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -57.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
TCP/IP
Cambridgeshire

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
70 70 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.90% 19.02% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 24
Median daily rate £413 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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
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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Python
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Bluetooth
2 12 (63.16%) C
2 12 (63.16%) C++
2 12 (63.16%) Internet
2 12 (63.16%) 802.1X
3 11 (57.89%) REST
3 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
3 11 (57.89%) 802.15
3 11 (57.89%) X.509
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) Perl
3 11 (57.89%) HTTP
3 11 (57.89%) SSL
3 11 (57.89%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (57.89%) Ajax
3 11 (57.89%) JSON
3 11 (57.89%) ZigBee
3 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
4 9 (47.37%) Internet of Things
5 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) High Availability
7 5 (26.32%) Smart Meter
7 5 (26.32%) Line Management
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Linux

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 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.26%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Bluetooth
1 12 (63.16%) Internet
2 11 (57.89%) 802.15
2 11 (57.89%) HTTP
2 11 (57.89%) SSL
2 11 (57.89%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (57.89%) X.509
2 11 (57.89%) ZigBee
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPLS
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) WAAS
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Software Team Leader
1 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) 802.1X
2 11 (57.89%) Ajax
2 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) JSON
2 11 (57.89%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) Mason
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Internet of Things
2 5 (26.32%) Smart Meter
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) C
2 12 (63.16%) C++
3 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Aruba
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) New Relic
3 1 (5.26%) Nortel
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Siebel
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) VMware