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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 9 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.76% 3.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 61.54% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.97 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +12.08%
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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
26 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.12% 20.91% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 0
Average daily rate £400 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) DNS
3 15 (53.57%) Wireshark
4 12 (42.86%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) DHCP
6 10 (35.71%) VPN
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (32.14%) CCNA
7 9 (32.14%) SSL
7 9 (32.14%) Firewall
7 9 (32.14%) VLAN
7 9 (32.14%) Network Security
8 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 8 (28.57%) Metasploit
8 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (28.57%) VirtualBox
8 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
8 8 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
8 8 (28.57%) LAMP
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) Nmap
8 8 (28.57%) WAN
8 8 (28.57%) LAN
8 8 (28.57%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) Perl
9 7 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) DNS
2 15 (53.57%) Wireshark
3 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 10 (35.71%) VPN
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) SSL
4 9 (32.14%) VLAN
4 9 (32.14%) Network Security
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) SDH
6 7 (25.00%) 3G
6 7 (25.00%) IPsec
6 7 (25.00%) 2G
6 7 (25.00%) 2.5G
6 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (21.43%) 4G
8 2 (7.14%) ATM
8 2 (7.14%) DSL
8 2 (7.14%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Metasploit
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
1 8 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Security Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) LAMP
2 7 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
1 8 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) OOD
4 4 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 7 (25.00%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Ruby
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) CCNA
5 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCNP
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (28.57%) VirtualBox
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Nmap
2 6 (21.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) CA
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) McAfee
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) TOWER Software
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) NetQoS