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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 3.25% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 16.17% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 2
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£269 £228 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.13% +21.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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
110 167 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.97% 20.12% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 34
Average daily rate £265 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -12 11 £269 -23.21% 26
Peterborough -2 1 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (24.14%) BGP
5 7 (24.14%) OSPF
6 6 (20.69%) VRRP
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) DNS
6 6 (20.69%) WLAN
6 6 (20.69%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) Wireless
6 6 (20.69%) HSRP
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (17.24%) C
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) HTTP
8 4 (13.79%) Internet
8 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) OSPF
4 7 (24.14%) BGP
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) WLAN
5 6 (20.69%) Wireless
5 6 (20.69%) HSRP
5 6 (20.69%) VRRP
6 4 (13.79%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
7 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.90%) Skype
8 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
1 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
1 4 (13.79%) Network Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (3.45%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Servlets
1 2 (6.90%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) Twisted
2 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.45%) STB
4 1 (3.45%) IPTV
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) MPEG
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Kanban
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) BDD
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C++
2 5 (17.24%) C
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) MCDST
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Vagrant
1 3 (10.34%) logstash
1 3 (10.34%) Graphite
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) F5
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec
3 2 (6.90%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Infovista
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