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 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.79% 1.88% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 10.68% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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£100 £450 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +181.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +21.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.86% -20.37%
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
112 103 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.29% 17.58% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 50
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £388 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Peterborough - 9 £100 - 2
Cambridge -4 4 £318 - 9
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
St Neots - - - -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows 7
3 22 (52.38%) MS Office
4 21 (50.00%) LAN
4 21 (50.00%) WAN
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
7 13 (30.95%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) Finance
7 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
8 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 12 (28.57%) Avaya
8 12 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (28.57%) Lync
9 11 (26.19%) Python
9 11 (26.19%) DNS
10 10 (23.81%) DHCP
11 9 (21.43%) HTTP
12 8 (19.05%) Windows 8
12 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 7 (16.67%) SAN
13 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
13 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
13 7 (16.67%) JSON
13 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
13 7 (16.67%) Polycom

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (52.38%) MS Office
2 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) WAN
1 21 (50.00%) LAN
2 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 10 (23.81%) DHCP
4 9 (21.43%) HTTP
5 7 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) VoIP
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) Bluetooth
7 2 (4.76%) IPv6
8 1 (2.38%) 2G
8 1 (2.38%) 2.5G
8 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
8 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Server Support
7 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.52%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Python Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Network Support
8 3 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) JSON
1 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (16.67%) Twisted
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows 7
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 8 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) User Stories
5 3 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Information Security
7 1 (2.38%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 6 (14.29%) C
2 6 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCIP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) MCSD
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Avaya
3 7 (16.67%) Polycom
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
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