The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.78% 1.31% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 8.93% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £188 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £188 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £188 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.34
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 56 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.99% 14.62% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 49
Average daily rate £325 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £13.05 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
TCP/IP
Cambridgeshire

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) HTTP
5 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (30.00%) JSON
5 6 (30.00%) Twisted
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Docker
6 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) DLNA
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DLNA
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) RTSP
4 2 (10.00%) IPv6
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Python Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Server Support
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Support
6 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) XML
1 6 (30.00%) JSON
1 6 (30.00%) Twisted
2 5 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) MPEG
2 3 (15.00%) DTV
2 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (15.00%) Interactive TV
2 3 (15.00%) IPTV
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) DRM
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Erlang
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) CA
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
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