The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 38 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.68% 1.45% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.83% 28.57% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £394 £450 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +143.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +19.60%
TCP/IP
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 14 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.71% 5.09% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 37
Median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) J2EE
6 7 (43.75%) SSL
6 7 (43.75%) Apache
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Ansible
8 5 (31.25%) DevOps
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (31.25%) Fluentd
8 5 (31.25%) Terraform
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (31.25%) Open Source
8 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 5 (31.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (31.25%) Google App Engine

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (18.75%) Jetty
4 3 (18.75%) nginx
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
1 5 (31.25%) Google App Engine
1 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) HTTP
3 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
5 3 (18.75%) FTP
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (6.25%) SSH
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Travis CI
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) LAMP
4 3 (18.75%) Kafka
4 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) Servlets
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) SAML
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) MCTS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (31.25%) Xen
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Fluentd
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Terraform
3 3 (18.75%) Mesos
3 3 (18.75%) Piwik
4 1 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Google
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle