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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.84% 1.93% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 12.20% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Average daily rate £380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
98 82 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.41% 15.80% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 22
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport -2 7 £380 +16.92% 1
Cardiff -7 5 £350 +27.27%
Gwent - 1 £400 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) HTTP
3 19 (54.29%) J2EE
4 18 (51.43%) Java
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) DNS
5 17 (48.57%) IIS
6 16 (45.71%) Apache
6 16 (45.71%) SSL
6 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
7 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (40.00%) .NET
8 13 (37.14%) Windows
8 13 (37.14%) WebSphere
8 13 (37.14%) DevOps
9 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
10 11 (31.43%) Servlets
10 11 (31.43%) DHCP
10 11 (31.43%) VMware
10 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (31.43%) Jetty
10 11 (31.43%) nginx
11 10 (28.57%) Google App Engine
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (28.57%) Open Source
11 10 (28.57%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (48.57%) IIS
2 16 (45.71%) Apache
3 13 (37.14%) WebSphere
4 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
5 11 (31.43%) Jetty
5 11 (31.43%) nginx
6 9 (25.71%) JBoss
7 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (11.43%) FileNet
7 4 (11.43%) Mule
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 10 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) HTTP
2 17 (48.57%) DNS
3 16 (45.71%) SSL
4 11 (31.43%) DHCP
5 10 (28.57%) FTP
5 10 (28.57%) IPsec
6 6 (17.14%) Firewall
6 6 (17.14%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security
8 2 (5.71%) SNMP
8 2 (5.71%) SSH
8 2 (5.71%) VLAN
8 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) Power BI
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.71%) StarTeam
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (8.57%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
3 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Architect
4 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) J2EE
2 14 (40.00%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) Servlets
4 4 (11.43%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) SAML
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
2 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) Unix
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (28.57%) Open Source
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.43%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) ITSM
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) Xen
3 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) yum
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Google
4 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) BMC
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Coverity
6 2 (5.71%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec