The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 55 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% 1.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
TCP/IP
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.06% 11.99% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 31
Average daily rate £356 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £137.50 £20.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the South Wales region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the South Wales region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Newport - 4 £325 -
Cardiff -13 1 - - 2
Torfaen - 1 - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) McAfee
6 4 (28.57%) GIS
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Intune
6 4 (28.57%) MCTS
6 4 (28.57%) MCITP
6 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 4 (28.57%) SCDPM
7 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) VMware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DVB
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Server Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) MCTS
2 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) GCIA
4 1 (7.14%) GCFW
4 1 (7.14%) GCWN
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Intune
1 4 (28.57%) SCDPM
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 1 (7.14%) Trend Micro
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM