The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 21 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 38 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.52% 2.51% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.46% 20.37% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 6
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +28.57%
TCP/IP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.13% 12.34% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 50
Median daily rate £378 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
South Wales +32 36 £411 +8.94%
West Wales +12 3 £563 +55.17%
Mid Wales +5 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 47 (78.33%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) SQL
3 35 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 34 (56.67%) SC Cleared
5 29 (48.33%) VoIP
6 27 (45.00%) Eclipse
6 27 (45.00%) UML
6 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
6 27 (45.00%) Rational DOORS
7 26 (43.33%) OO
7 26 (43.33%) Visual Studio
7 26 (43.33%) SNMP
8 25 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
8 25 (41.67%) Coverity
8 25 (41.67%) StarTeam
8 25 (41.67%) Requirements Management
9 24 (40.00%) C++
10 23 (38.33%) C#
11 21 (35.00%) C
12 16 (26.67%) DNS
13 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (20.00%) DHCP
14 12 (20.00%) Linux
15 11 (18.33%) VMware
16 9 (15.00%) Firewall
16 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (13.33%) IIS
17 8 (13.33%) Cisco

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (13.33%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) Jetty
3 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) nginx
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 5 (8.33%) Google App Engine
1 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) VoIP
2 26 (43.33%) SNMP
3 16 (26.67%) DNS
4 12 (20.00%) DHCP
5 9 (15.00%) Firewall
6 7 (11.67%) HTTP
6 7 (11.67%) SSL
7 6 (10.00%) VPN
8 5 (8.33%) Wireless
9 4 (6.67%) LAN
9 4 (6.67%) SAN
10 3 (5.00%) FTP
10 3 (5.00%) Internet
10 3 (5.00%) IPsec
11 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
11 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.33%) SSH
11 2 (3.33%) VLAN
11 2 (3.33%) WAN
11 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.33%) GIS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Eclipse
1 27 (45.00%) Rational DOORS
2 26 (43.33%) Visual Studio
3 25 (41.67%) StarTeam
4 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.33%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.67%) Front Office
2 1 (1.67%) Military
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Developer
4 9 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) C Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Automation Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
1 5 (8.33%) LAMP
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 3 (5.00%) Kafka
2 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (5.00%) Servlets
3 2 (3.33%) Java EE
3 2 (3.33%) SAML
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) PKI
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Unix
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
1 27 (45.00%) UML
2 26 (43.33%) OO
3 25 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
3 25 (41.67%) Requirements Management
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Open Source
7 4 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.33%) Human Factors
9 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.33%) ITSM
9 2 (3.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) C++
3 23 (38.33%) C#
4 21 (35.00%) C
5 7 (11.67%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) Perl
6 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (8.33%) Xen
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Ansible
2 5 (8.33%) Fluentd
2 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Terraform
3 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.00%) Marathon
3 3 (5.00%) Mesos
3 3 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.00%) Piwik
4 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) yum
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Coverity
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) Google
5 5 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) arcserve
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.00%) Remedy
7 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (3.33%) BMC
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle
8 2 (3.33%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.67%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.67%) Meraki