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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 14 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 37 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.51% 2.36% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.94% 17.72% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 6
Median daily rate £408 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +24.13%
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
109 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.11% 13.30% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 43
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 14 £399 +13.92%
Cardiff +16 10 £456 +14.06%
Bridgend - 2 £563 -
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (60.38%) SQL
3 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
4 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
5 24 (45.28%) VoIP
6 23 (43.40%) Eclipse
7 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
7 22 (41.51%) UML
7 22 (41.51%) OO
7 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
7 22 (41.51%) Rational DOORS
8 21 (39.62%) StarTeam
8 21 (39.62%) Requirements Management
8 21 (39.62%) Coverity
8 21 (39.62%) OOA/OOD
8 21 (39.62%) SNMP
9 19 (35.85%) C++
10 18 (33.96%) C#
11 16 (30.19%) C
12 15 (28.30%) DNS
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
14 12 (22.64%) Linux
15 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
15 11 (20.75%) DHCP
15 11 (20.75%) VMware
16 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (15.09%) Firewall
17 8 (15.09%) IIS
18 7 (13.21%) SQL Server

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%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Jetty
3 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy AR System
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%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) VoIP
2 21 (39.62%) SNMP
3 15 (28.30%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) DHCP
5 8 (15.09%) Firewall
6 7 (13.21%) HTTP
6 7 (13.21%) SSL
7 5 (9.43%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) Wireless
8 4 (7.55%) SAN
9 3 (5.66%) FTP
9 3 (5.66%) Internet
9 3 (5.66%) IPsec
9 3 (5.66%) LAN
10 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.77%) SSH
10 2 (3.77%) VLAN
10 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
3 2 (3.77%) 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 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Front Office
2 1 (1.89%) Military
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Software Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
3 8 (15.09%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (15.09%) C++ Developer
3 8 (15.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 8 (15.09%) C++/C# Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C/C++ Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Automation Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) LAMP
2 3 (5.66%) J2EE
2 3 (5.66%) Kafka
2 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (5.66%) Servlets
3 2 (3.77%) Java EE
3 2 (3.77%) SAML
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) PKI
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.64%) Linux
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) OO
1 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
1 22 (41.51%) UML
2 21 (39.62%) OOA/OOD
2 21 (39.62%) Requirements Management
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Open Source
6 4 (7.55%) Robotic Process Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Human Factors
8 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) ITSM
8 2 (3.77%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) C++
3 18 (33.96%) C#
4 16 (30.19%) C
5 7 (13.21%) Java
5 7 (13.21%) Perl
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++
6 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
2 28 (52.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) CCNA
3 5 (9.43%) 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 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) 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 7 (13.21%) 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
4 2 (3.77%) yum
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Coverity
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) Google
5 5 (9.43%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) arcserve
7 3 (5.66%) IBM
7 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.66%) Remedy
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) BMC
8 2 (3.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) F5
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Meraki