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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.33% 3.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.31% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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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 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.33% 8.85% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 4
Average daily rate £415 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 17 (85.00%) DV Cleared
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) Wireshark
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) 2G
3 12 (60.00%) 2.5G
3 12 (60.00%) 3G
3 12 (60.00%) ClearCase
3 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (60.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Perl
3 12 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (60.00%) STL
3 12 (60.00%) SDH
3 12 (60.00%) Subversion
3 12 (60.00%) Ruby
3 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 11 (55.00%) 4G
4 11 (55.00%) OOD
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) McAfee
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (65.00%) Wireshark
2 12 (60.00%) 2G
2 12 (60.00%) 2.5G
2 12 (60.00%) 3G
2 12 (60.00%) SDH
3 11 (55.00%) 4G
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 12 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 12 (60.00%) Subversion
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) OOD
3 4 (20.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Ruby
2 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) DV Cleared
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) McAfee
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (20.00%) HP
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
1 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (15.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft