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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 36 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.70% 3.05% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 32.14% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
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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
43 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.14% 9.49% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 11
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Intune
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) SAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) VMware