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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.34% 1.87% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 15.87% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
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£298 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £393 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
44 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.80% 11.78% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 21
Average daily rate £300 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015. 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 +1 3 £275 +14.58% 2
Newport - 1 £325 -
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) C++
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (8.33%) Lync
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (8.33%) Softswitch

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (8.33%) Softswitch
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) ISDN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DVB
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Military
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Physics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards