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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 66 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 1.67% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 15.19% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £305 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £393 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
TCP/IP
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.05% 11.00% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 24
Average daily rate £305 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £178 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +141.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £37.50 £20.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
South Wales -3 6 £305 +69.44% 3
West Wales +6 1 - -
TCP/IP
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 6 (31.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (31.58%) HTTP
4 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) JBoss
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.79%) Maven
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DVB
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Softswitch
4 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Military
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) UML
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) SysML
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) EAI
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco