The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.88% 3.05% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 18.82% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £325 £473 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £44.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +76.66%
TCP/IP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.25% 16.19% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 30
Average daily rate £320 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 1 £325 -27.77% 3
Cheltenham +1 1 - - 5
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (36.00%) WPF
4 9 (36.00%) MVVM
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (36.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) WCF
6 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) UML
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (20.00%) MS Office
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.00%) Smartcard
9 4 (16.00%) ESRI
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 8

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) RS-232
1 4 (16.00%) RS-485
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) IPv4
3 2 (8.00%) IPv6
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) HSRP
4 1 (4.00%) LTE
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C# GUI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) GUI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) WPF
2 8 (32.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) MVVM
3 6 (24.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) MODAF
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCENT
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) ESRI
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Freescale
4 1 (4.00%) Mitel
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam