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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 18 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.60% - 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£338 - £400
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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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
21 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.92% 7.14% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 4
Average daily rate £263 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Korn
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) SONET
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethereal
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Supervisor
4 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) HPUX
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) NetQoS