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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 61 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.23% 3.71% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 16.30% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate - £306 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -38.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 135 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.40% 22.77% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 55
Average daily rate £250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 24
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 7 - - 6
Peterborough -25 1 - -
Ely - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Electronics
5 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
5 3 (18.75%) DRM
5 3 (18.75%) DTV
5 3 (18.75%) CA
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) OOD
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) MPEG
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (18.75%) IPTV
5 3 (18.75%) RTSP
5 3 (18.75%) Interactive TV
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) DLNA
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 2 (12.50%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) RTSP
1 3 (18.75%) DLNA
2 2 (12.50%) IPv6
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) ADSL
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Author
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) PC Support
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Qt
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Device Driver
2 3 (18.75%) DTV
2 3 (18.75%) MPEG
2 3 (18.75%) IPTV
2 3 (18.75%) Interactive TV
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) DRM
2 3 (18.75%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (12.50%) SysML
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Delphi
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) CA
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Riverbed