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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 48 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.92% 3.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.37% 19.23% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £253 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -15.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £16.92 £18.34
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.74%
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
54 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.41% 16.56% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 32
Average daily rate £375 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 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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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
Cardiff -7 9 £375 +48.51% 1
Newport - - - - 5
Torfaen - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) DHCP
4 12 (57.14%) DNS
5 11 (52.38%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
6 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
6 10 (47.62%) Internet
6 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
7 9 (42.86%) McAfee
7 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (42.86%) Office 365
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Intune
8 8 (38.10%) IIS
8 8 (38.10%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (33.33%) MCSE
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (33.33%) SCDPM
9 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (33.33%) MCTS
9 7 (33.33%) MCITP
10 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 11 (52.38%) SAN
3 10 (47.62%) Internet
3 10 (47.62%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (4.76%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support
5 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) VBScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (33.33%) MCTS
1 7 (33.33%) MCITP
1 7 (33.33%) MCSE
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) GIAC
3 3 (14.29%) GCIA
3 3 (14.29%) GCFW
3 3 (14.29%) GCWN
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) UAG
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Intune
2 7 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 7 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (19.05%) ARCserve
4 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) McAfee
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 3 (14.29%) Trend Micro
5 2 (9.52%) Cognos
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
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