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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 43 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.10% 1.90% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.52% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £370 £99 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+274.68% -80.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -15.09%

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
32 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.79% 12.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 27
Median daily rate £340 £319 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £413 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 14
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £27.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £27.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 19 January 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 +3 2 £370 +322.85% 2
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 5 (26.32%) yum
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
7 2 (10.53%) WLAN
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) RS-232
5 1 (5.26%) RS-485
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.26%) CMake
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) DCOM
1 1 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) ASIC
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Kernel Tuning
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C++
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) yum
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Renesas