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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.97% 2.07% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 18.75% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
18 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.48% 11.03% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 14
Average daily rate £331 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) RS-232
2 2 (50.00%) RS-485
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) CCENT

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) RS-232
1 2 (50.00%) RS-485
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCENT
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel