The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.04% 1.41% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 8.70% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £313 £190 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.47% -8.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.67% 16.24% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £561 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
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 Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Swindon region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Swindon region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Telnet
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
4 2 (28.57%) BPMN
4 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) BPEL
4 2 (28.57%) Jython
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) Telnet
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CatOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) BPEL
1 2 (28.57%) BPMN
1 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Jython
1 2 (28.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper