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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 26 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 27 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.77% 3.49% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.55% 17.02% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 6
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£410 £356 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.08% +174.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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
58 94 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.39% 20.52% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 16
Average daily rate £415 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £26.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £190.00 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Cheltenham +12 24 £420 +15.86% 2
Gloucester +1 2 £450 +28.57% 1
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (55.56%) DNS
3 19 (52.78%) Wireshark
4 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 15 (41.67%) Windows
6 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 13 (36.11%) C++
7 11 (30.56%) Perl
7 11 (30.56%) STL
7 11 (30.56%) OO
7 11 (30.56%) Python
7 11 (30.56%) OOD
7 11 (30.56%) SDH
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
7 11 (30.56%) Ruby
7 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
8 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
8 10 (27.78%) Subversion
8 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.78%) 3G
8 10 (27.78%) 2G
8 10 (27.78%) 2.5G
8 10 (27.78%) VPN
8 10 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (27.78%) ClearCase
8 10 (27.78%) Client/Server
9 9 (25.00%) SSL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) DNS
2 19 (52.78%) Wireshark
3 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 11 (30.56%) SDH
4 10 (27.78%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) 3G
4 10 (27.78%) 2G
4 10 (27.78%) 2.5G
5 9 (25.00%) VLAN
5 9 (25.00%) Network Security
5 9 (25.00%) 4G
5 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) SSL
6 8 (22.22%) WAN
6 8 (22.22%) LAN
7 7 (19.44%) IPsec
7 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.56%) ATM
8 2 (5.56%) DSL
8 2 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (27.78%) ClearCase
2 10 (27.78%) Subversion
3 8 (22.22%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) GCC
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
1 11 (30.56%) C++ Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Security Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) STL
2 8 (22.22%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
3 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Client/Server
1 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 8 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) OO
1 11 (30.56%) OOD
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 8 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.78%) UML
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) MVVM
8 1 (2.78%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C++
2 11 (30.56%) Perl
2 11 (30.56%) Python
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby
2 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (22.22%) VirtualBox
2 5 (13.89%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Nmap
2 6 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) CA
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) HP
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
2 5 (13.89%) Infoblox
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) TOWER Software
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) NetQoS
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) Green Hills