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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 36 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.36% 3.58% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 21.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.16%
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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
40 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.50% 16.49% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 16
Average daily rate £375 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £137 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
5 9 (64.29%) DNS
5 9 (64.29%) DHCP
5 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (64.29%) Office 365
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Intune
6 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 8 (57.14%) IIS
6 8 (57.14%) ITIL
7 7 (50.00%) MCSE
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (50.00%) Internet
7 7 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (50.00%) MCTS
7 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (50.00%) McAfee
7 7 (50.00%) VMware
7 7 (50.00%) MCITP
7 7 (50.00%) SCDPM
8 5 (35.71%) GIS
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 4 (28.57%) SQL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) DHCP
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) L2TP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Server Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) GIS
2 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MCTS
1 7 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
4 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Intune
2 7 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 7 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) McAfee
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Intel
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Apple