The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 39 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.21% 2.34% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 19.05% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £240 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.71% 12.28% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 18
Average daily rate £365 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
TCP/IP
South Wales

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 4 (30.77%) NFS
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) RHCE
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Intel
4 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
4 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) ARCserve

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) L2TP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
2 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) NFS
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos
3 3 (23.08%) Intel
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) Zend
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour + negotiable upon experience
Posted: 17 days ago