The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Cheltenham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 18 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.52% - 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +8.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.45% 11.24% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Average daily rate £325 £265 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -44.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheltenham region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheltenham region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Korn
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) AppSense
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) HPUX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Fat Client

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SONET
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Ethereal
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) HPUX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITSM
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Korn
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) AppSense
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) F5