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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 32 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 20 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.18% 0.79% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.42% 4.88% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £130 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -63.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £130 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £190.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
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
103 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.55% 16.14% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 35
Average daily rate £288 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 - 9 £350 - 3
Cheltenham - 5 £275 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) WAN
3 16 (51.61%) DNS
3 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
6 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (32.26%) QA
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco
8 9 (29.03%) IIS
8 9 (29.03%) Degree
9 8 (25.81%) Ruby
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.81%) CentOS
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) Perl
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) Apache
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.81%) NetApp
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (22.58%) NFS
10 7 (22.58%) SNMP
10 7 (22.58%) SMTP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) LAN
1 17 (54.84%) WAN
2 16 (51.61%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) SNMP
3 7 (22.58%) SMTP
3 7 (22.58%) LDAP
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) IPv4
5 4 (12.90%) IPv6
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) Ethereal
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
7 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) ATM
7 2 (6.45%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Supervisor
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.81%) CentOS
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
6 4 (12.90%) HPUX
6 4 (12.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
2 8 (25.81%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) Korn
3 4 (12.90%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) NFS
2 7 (22.58%) qmail
2 7 (22.58%) Squid
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
1 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) NetApp
4 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) McAfee
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
6 3 (9.68%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.45%) NetQoS
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper