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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 35 47 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.46% 1.51% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 10.71% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £185 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.24% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £177 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £328 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
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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
15 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.47% 14.11% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 14
Average daily rate £275 £370 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Softswitch
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EAI Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya