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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 25 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 27 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.39% 2.75% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.42% 18.00% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 5
Median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -3.72%
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
95 100 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.96% 15.29% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 81 35
Median daily rate £369 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport +8 14 £415 +12.92%
Cardiff +13 3 £563 +25.00%
Bridgend - 3 £563 - 1
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
4 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
5 25 (47.17%) VoIP
6 23 (43.40%) Eclipse
6 23 (43.40%) UML
6 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
7 22 (41.51%) OO
7 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
7 22 (41.51%) SNMP
7 22 (41.51%) Rational DOORS
7 22 (41.51%) Requirements Management
8 21 (39.62%) StarTeam
8 21 (39.62%) Coverity
8 21 (39.62%) OOA/OOD
9 19 (35.85%) C++
10 17 (32.08%) C
10 17 (32.08%) C#
10 17 (32.08%) DNS
10 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
11 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
12 13 (24.53%) DHCP
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
14 10 (18.87%) VMware
15 8 (15.09%) IIS
15 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (13.21%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (15.09%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) Jetty
4 3 (5.66%) Mongrel
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
1 5 (9.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
1 5 (9.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) VoIP
2 22 (41.51%) SNMP
3 17 (32.08%) DNS
4 13 (24.53%) DHCP
5 7 (13.21%) Firewall
5 7 (13.21%) HTTP
5 7 (13.21%) SSL
5 7 (13.21%) VPN
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless
7 4 (7.55%) LAN
7 4 (7.55%) SAN
8 3 (5.66%) FTP
8 3 (5.66%) IPsec
9 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.77%) Internet
9 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.77%) VLAN
9 2 (3.77%) WAN
10 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Eclipse
2 22 (41.51%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
3 21 (39.62%) StarTeam
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.77%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.89%) GCC
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Software Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) C Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C/C++ Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++/C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Automation Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) LAMP
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) Kafka
3 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.66%) Servlets
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
4 1 (1.89%) SAML
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.64%) Linux
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
1 23 (43.40%) UML
2 22 (41.51%) OO
2 22 (41.51%) Requirements Management
3 21 (39.62%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Open Source
7 4 (7.55%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Human Factors
9 2 (3.77%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) SysML
10 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) C++
3 17 (32.08%) C
3 17 (32.08%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (9.43%) Xen
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Fluentd
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Terraform
3 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.66%) Marathon
3 3 (5.66%) Mesos
3 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.66%) Piwik
4 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Coverity
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Google
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) arcserve
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Meraki
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos