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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.17% 2.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £321 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 4 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.72% 5.56% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 75
Average daily rate £365 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) HPUX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) AppSense
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) HPUX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) AppSense