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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.17% 2.69% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.85% 13.08% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -16.98%

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
89 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.82% 20.58% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 65
Median daily rate £375 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +18 8 £363 +11.53% 2
Newport -15 2 £400 +5.26%
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 17 (56.67%) Requirements Management
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) C
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) VoIP
3 15 (50.00%) SNMP
4 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
5 13 (43.33%) UML
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 8 (26.67%) GCC
8 7 (23.33%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (23.33%) C++
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (23.33%) OO
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.67%) Firewall
10 5 (16.67%) StarTeam
10 5 (16.67%) Information Security
10 5 (16.67%) Coverity
11 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.33%) VMware
11 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
12 3 (10.00%) DNS
12 3 (10.00%) Cisco

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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) SNMP
1 15 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (10.00%) IPsec
3 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (26.67%) GCC
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (16.67%) StarTeam
4 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
7 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Requirements Management
2 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (43.33%) UML
4 7 (23.33%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) SIEM
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Human Factors
8 1 (3.33%) Use Case
8 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C
2 7 (23.33%) C++
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Coverity
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) arcserve
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec