The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.05% 5.23% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 28.57% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £495 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.79% 18.30% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £315 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £334 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016, 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 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) IPv6
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) HSRP
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VRRP
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) MODAF
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat