The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.82% 0.85% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 7.14% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £180 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +5.00%
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 Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 21.82% 11.97% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 31
Average daily rate £133 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Gloucester region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Gloucester region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

TCP/IP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) RS-485
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
2 1 (33.33%) RS-485
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft