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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.43% 3.03% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 13.58% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£389 £328 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +24.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
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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
75 81 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.27% 22.31% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 20
Average daily rate £325 £293 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £394 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Servlets
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Device Driver

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
2 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) HSRP
3 1 (7.69%) RTSP
3 1 (7.69%) IGMP
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) IPTV
2 1 (7.69%) STB
2 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) MPEG
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCIE
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) F5
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
3 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
3 2 (15.38%) Qualys
4 1 (7.69%) 3Com
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