The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Cambridgeshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 49 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.73% 1.09% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 7.08% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate
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£168 £188 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £123 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £196 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.95% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 113 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.10% 15.46% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 68
Average daily rate £325 £273 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £13.14 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
TCP/IP
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 -3 12 £330 +76.00% 13
Peterborough +6 5 £130 +36.84%
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) MS Office
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) WAN
6 11 (35.48%) LAN
7 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) C
8 8 (25.81%) Avaya
8 8 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Lync
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 7 (22.58%) DHCP
9 7 (22.58%) HTTP
9 7 (22.58%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) XML
10 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 6 (19.35%) Twisted
10 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
10 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
10 6 (19.35%) JSON
10 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
11 5 (16.13%) Polycom

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (25.81%) Lync
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) LAN
1 11 (35.48%) WAN
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
2 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) RTSP
3 3 (9.68%) DLNA
4 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) Python Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Support
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.68%) Server Support
7 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) JSON
1 6 (19.35%) XML
1 6 (19.35%) Twisted
2 5 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) MPEG
4 3 (9.68%) DTV
4 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.68%) Interactive TV
4 3 (9.68%) IPTV
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) DRM
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Delphi
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Avaya
3 5 (16.13%) Polycom
4 3 (9.68%) CA
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
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