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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 53 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.16% 1.01% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 6.82% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £275 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
70 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.20% 14.86% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) JBoss
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (23.08%) Power BI
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Support
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) VMware