The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 31 37 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +37
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.59% 3.33% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 16.18% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Average daily rate £350 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £136 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £480 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 68 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.13% 20.61% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 108
Average daily rate £425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 6 £321 -28.61% 1
Gloucester -12 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) AppSense
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) ITSM
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
6 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) Korn
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) HPUX

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) Broadband
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) X.21
4 1 (6.67%) HSRP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) HPUX
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITSM
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
2 4 (26.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) qmail
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) AppSense
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) Trustwave
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