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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 63 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.21% 3.46% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 19.05% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 4
Median daily rate £415 £358 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -9.43%
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
132 126 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.18% 18.18% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 97 69
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+345.34% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +5 17 £408 +19.85% 7
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
2 27 (62.79%) SC Cleared
2 27 (62.79%) Windows
3 26 (60.47%) Requirements Management
4 25 (58.14%) VoIP
4 25 (58.14%) SNMP
5 24 (55.81%) UML
6 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
7 22 (51.16%) Eclipse
8 21 (48.84%) C
9 19 (44.19%) Rational DOORS
10 18 (41.86%) SQL
10 18 (41.86%) OOA/OOD
10 18 (41.86%) OO
11 17 (39.53%) C++
12 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
12 16 (37.21%) StarTeam
12 16 (37.21%) Coverity
13 15 (34.88%) C#
14 7 (16.28%) Linux
14 7 (16.28%) DNS
14 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
15 6 (13.95%) Wireless
15 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
15 6 (13.95%) GCC
16 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (11.63%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
16 5 (11.63%) DHCP
17 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange

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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) SNMP
1 25 (58.14%) VoIP
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) Wireless
4 5 (11.63%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) IPsec
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) OSPF
7 1 (2.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Eclipse
2 19 (44.19%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (37.21%) StarTeam
3 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.95%) GCC
4 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (9.30%) Military
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) C Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Requirements Management
2 24 (55.81%) UML
3 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
4 18 (41.86%) OO
4 18 (41.86%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (11.63%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) SysML
7 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) Human Factors
8 2 (4.65%) Information Architecture
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Validation
9 1 (2.33%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.33%) DevOps
9 1 (2.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) C++
4 15 (34.88%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
2 27 (62.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Coverity
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) arcserve
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.65%) Symantec
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Meraki
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Sophos
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro