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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 46 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.12% 0.88% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 5.88% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £320 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.26%

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
39 68 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.92% 15.01% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 24
Median daily rate £315 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 2 £278 - 1
Gloucester -5 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (31.25%) yum
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Kernel Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) TOWER Software
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) WLAN
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) ISDN
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) ISDN
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (6.25%) DSL
5 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
5 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
5 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) CMake
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) DCOM
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Kernel Tuning
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) yum
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
1 5 (31.25%) TOWER Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Renesas