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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.28% 1.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 12.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
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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
33 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.46% 13.36% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 21
Average daily rate £343 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 October 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (71.43%) Office 365
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) DHCP
4 10 (71.43%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Intune
5 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (57.14%) MCTS
6 8 (57.14%) MCITP
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (57.14%) Data Protection
6 8 (57.14%) SCDPM
6 8 (57.14%) MCSE
6 8 (57.14%) IIS
6 8 (57.14%) ITIL
6 8 (57.14%) Internet
6 8 (57.14%) McAfee
7 6 (42.86%) GIS
7 6 (42.86%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) VB

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DHCP
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Server Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VBScript
2 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (57.14%) MCTS
1 8 (57.14%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Intune
2 8 (57.14%) SCDPM
2 8 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) McAfee
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos