The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 43 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.86% 1.38% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 9.26% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £204 £102 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £11.74 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+368.48% +17.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 108 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.16% 14.94% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 52
Average daily rate £325 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £418 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 17
Average hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 10 £170 -53.10% 8
Peterborough +8 1 £238 +137.50% 1
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (50.00%) Python
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
3 14 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (38.24%) HTTP
4 13 (38.24%) Perl
5 12 (35.29%) Internet
6 11 (32.35%) C
6 11 (32.35%) C++
6 11 (32.35%) Firewall
6 11 (32.35%) 802.1X
7 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 10 (29.41%) REST
7 10 (29.41%) Ajax
7 10 (29.41%) JSON
7 10 (29.41%) ZigBee
7 10 (29.41%) HTML
7 10 (29.41%) CSS
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 10 (29.41%) SSL
7 10 (29.41%) Bluetooth
7 10 (29.41%) 802.15
7 10 (29.41%) X.509
8 8 (23.53%) Juniper
8 8 (23.53%) WAN
8 8 (23.53%) Internet of Things
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) Nagios
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.94%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (38.24%) HTTP
3 12 (35.29%) Internet
4 11 (32.35%) Firewall
5 10 (29.41%) 802.15
5 10 (29.41%) Bluetooth
5 10 (29.41%) SSL
5 10 (29.41%) X.509
5 10 (29.41%) ZigBee
6 8 (23.53%) WAN
7 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
9 4 (11.76%) BGP
9 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (11.76%) OSPF
10 3 (8.82%) Junos
10 3 (8.82%) SSH
11 2 (5.88%) MPLS
11 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
1 7 (20.59%) Python Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) PC Support
7 1 (2.94%) PC Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) 802.1X
2 10 (29.41%) Ajax
2 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) JSON
2 10 (29.41%) REST
3 6 (17.65%) Twisted
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) Django
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.94%) Mason
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Internet of Things
2 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Kanban
4 4 (11.76%) Line Management
4 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) BDD
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) QMS
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
2 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
3 13 (38.24%) Perl
4 11 (32.35%) C
4 11 (32.35%) C++
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CCNA
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nagios
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Graphite
3 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.88%) logstash
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Riemann
4 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Juniper
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) Avaya
4 5 (14.71%) F5
4 5 (14.71%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Dynatrace
5 2 (5.88%) FireEye
5 2 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Nortel
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) Siebel