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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 54 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.53% 1.89% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 20.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £420 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.98 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +11.66%
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
114 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.94% 9.45% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 35 48
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 -8 12 £450 +20.00% 3
Newport - 4 £368 - 1
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (67.86%) Linux
1 19 (67.86%) HTTP
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (50.00%) DNS
4 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
5 12 (42.86%) J2EE
5 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (35.71%) JVM Tuning
6 10 (35.71%) Maven
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) JBoss
6 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 10 (35.71%) Middleware
7 9 (32.14%) SSL
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.00%) LAN
9 6 (21.43%) VLAN
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (17.86%) F5
10 5 (17.86%) PKI
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (35.71%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Jetty
4 3 (10.71%) nginx
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) HTTP
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) SSL
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (14.29%) Network Security
7 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
8 3 (10.71%) Wireless
9 2 (7.14%) VPN
9 2 (7.14%) Firewall
9 2 (7.14%) SAN
9 2 (7.14%) VoIP
10 1 (3.57%) ISDN
10 1 (3.57%) FTP
10 1 (3.57%) SNMP
10 1 (3.57%) Internet
10 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
5 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) StarTeam
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) J2EE
2 10 (35.71%) Middleware
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (35.71%) JVM Tuning
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) UML
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 3 (10.71%) SysML
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Jython
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) GCIA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Coverity
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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