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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 48 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.82% 0.93% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 4.30% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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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
93 93 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.10% 21.68% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 28
Average daily rate £475 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) SONET
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ethereal
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) DSL
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) ISDN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Ethereal
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) NetQoS
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Websense