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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.41% 1.75% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.12% 21.95% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Median daily rate £400 £305 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +19.60%
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
83 41 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.97% 7.99% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 53
Median daily rate £380 £305 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £34.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Cardiff -5 11 £394 -12.50% 1
Newport +20 3 - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £400 -
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 23 (54.76%) Windows
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) DNS
3 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
4 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 15 (35.71%) HTTP
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) Java
6 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (28.57%) J2EE
7 12 (28.57%) IIS
7 12 (28.57%) Apache
7 12 (28.57%) SSL
7 12 (28.57%) DHCP
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
8 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
8 11 (26.19%) Eclipse
8 11 (26.19%) VoIP
9 10 (23.81%) .NET
9 10 (23.81%) DevOps
10 9 (21.43%) OO
10 9 (21.43%) UML
10 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 9 (21.43%) Firewall
10 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (28.57%) Apache
1 12 (28.57%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 7 (16.67%) JBoss
4 6 (14.29%) Jetty
4 6 (14.29%) nginx
4 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (7.14%) FileNet
5 3 (7.14%) Mule
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (19.05%) Google App Engine
1 8 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon S3
2 5 (11.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 3 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) DNS
2 15 (35.71%) HTTP
3 12 (28.57%) DHCP
3 12 (28.57%) SSL
4 11 (26.19%) VoIP
5 9 (21.43%) Firewall
6 8 (19.05%) SNMP
7 6 (14.29%) FTP
7 6 (14.29%) IPsec
7 6 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
8 3 (7.14%) Internet
8 3 (7.14%) LAN
8 3 (7.14%) SSH
8 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.76%) SAN
9 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.19%) Eclipse
3 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 8 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (19.05%) StarTeam
5 6 (14.29%) Maven
5 6 (14.29%) Travis CI
6 4 (9.52%) Subversion
7 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 3 (7.14%) JUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Front Office
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C++ Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C++/C# Developer
3 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) J2EE
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 6 (14.29%) LAMP
3 6 (14.29%) Servlets
4 3 (7.14%) Java EE
4 3 (7.14%) Kafka
4 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 3 (7.14%) SAML
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) CMDB
2 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.81%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) OO
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.43%) UML
4 8 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (19.05%) Open Source
4 8 (19.05%) Requirements Management
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) Perl
4 7 (16.67%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) C
5 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) Xen
4 5 (11.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Fluentd
2 5 (11.90%) Terraform
3 3 (7.14%) Mesos
3 3 (7.14%) Piwik
3 3 (7.14%) yum
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 8 (19.05%) Coverity
4 8 (19.05%) Google
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 2 (4.76%) BMC
7 2 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (2.38%) 3Com
8 1 (2.38%) arcserve
8 1 (2.38%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec