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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.19% 0.83% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 4.35% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -20.48%
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
11 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.03% 19.17% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate £313 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) F5