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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 41 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.90% 3.14% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.95% 17.74% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 4
Median daily rate £415 £380 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -0.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+101.96% -8.62%
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
107 124 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.42% 17.69% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 102 31
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 29 September 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 +8 10 £415 +16.90%
Bridgend - 2 - -
Cardiff +14 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
Wales

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Security Cleared
3 28 (54.90%) SC Cleared
4 27 (52.94%) SQL
5 24 (47.06%) UML
5 24 (47.06%) Eclipse
5 24 (47.06%) VoIP
6 23 (45.10%) SNMP
6 23 (45.10%) Software Engineering
6 23 (45.10%) Requirements Management
6 23 (45.10%) Rational DOORS
7 22 (43.14%) StarTeam
7 22 (43.14%) Coverity
7 22 (43.14%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (43.14%) OO
7 22 (43.14%) Visual Studio
8 19 (37.25%) C++
9 18 (35.29%) C
9 18 (35.29%) C#
10 14 (27.45%) DNS
11 13 (25.49%) DHCP
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
12 10 (19.61%) VMware
13 9 (17.65%) Linux
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
14 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (13.73%) ITIL
15 7 (13.73%) SSL
15 7 (13.73%) HTTP

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 5 (9.80%) IIS
1 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Jetty
3 3 (5.88%) Mongrel
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon S3
1 5 (9.80%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
1 5 (9.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) VoIP
2 23 (45.10%) SNMP
3 14 (27.45%) DNS
4 13 (25.49%) DHCP
5 7 (13.73%) HTTP
5 7 (13.73%) SSL
6 5 (9.80%) Wireless
7 4 (7.84%) Firewall
7 4 (7.84%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) SAN
7 4 (7.84%) VPN
8 3 (5.88%) FTP
8 3 (5.88%) IPsec
9 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.92%) Internet
9 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 2 (3.92%) WAN
10 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 23 (45.10%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (43.14%) StarTeam
3 22 (43.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.96%) GCC
7 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.92%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) C Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C/C++ Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Automation Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) LAMP
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) Kafka
3 3 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.88%) Servlets
4 1 (1.96%) Java EE
4 1 (1.96%) SAML
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) UML
2 23 (45.10%) Requirements Management
2 23 (45.10%) Software Engineering
3 22 (43.14%) OO
3 22 (43.14%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) Open Source
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Robotic Process Automation
7 3 (5.88%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) SysML
8 2 (3.92%) Human Factors
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) C
3 18 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Security Cleared
2 28 (54.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (9.80%) Xen
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Ansible
2 5 (9.80%) Fluentd
2 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Terraform
3 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.88%) Marathon
3 3 (5.88%) Mesos
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.88%) Piwik
4 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Coverity
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Google
5 4 (7.84%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) arcserve
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) F5
7 2 (3.92%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) Meraki
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle