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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 28 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 29 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.78% 2.29% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.22% 17.21% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 5
Median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -0.97%
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
115 122 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.95% 13.29% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 88 43
Median daily rate £375 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -30.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +26 28 £408 +1.87% 2
West Wales +6 1 £563 +87.50%
Mid Wales +5 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 29 (51.79%) Security Cleared
4 28 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 26 (46.43%) VoIP
6 24 (42.86%) Eclipse
6 24 (42.86%) UML
6 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 23 (41.07%) Requirements Management
7 23 (41.07%) Rational DOORS
7 23 (41.07%) OO
7 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
7 23 (41.07%) SNMP
8 22 (39.29%) OOA/OOD
8 22 (39.29%) StarTeam
8 22 (39.29%) Coverity
9 20 (35.71%) C++
10 18 (32.14%) C
10 18 (32.14%) C#
10 18 (32.14%) DNS
11 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
13 14 (25.00%) DHCP
13 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 12 (21.43%) Linux
15 10 (17.86%) VMware
16 8 (14.29%) Firewall
16 8 (14.29%) IIS
16 8 (14.29%) VPN
16 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) Jetty
4 3 (5.36%) Mongrel
4 3 (5.36%) nginx
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon S3
1 5 (8.93%) Google App Engine
1 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
1 5 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) VoIP
2 23 (41.07%) SNMP
3 18 (32.14%) DNS
4 14 (25.00%) DHCP
5 8 (14.29%) Firewall
5 8 (14.29%) VPN
6 7 (12.50%) HTTP
6 7 (12.50%) SSL
7 5 (8.93%) LAN
7 5 (8.93%) Wireless
8 4 (7.14%) SAN
9 3 (5.36%) FTP
9 3 (5.36%) IPsec
9 3 (5.36%) WAN
10 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (3.57%) Internet
10 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.57%) VLAN
11 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.57%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 23 (41.07%) Rational DOORS
2 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
3 22 (39.29%) StarTeam
4 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.79%) GCC
7 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Maven
7 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Software Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) C Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C/C++ Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C++/C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) LAMP
3 3 (5.36%) J2EE
3 3 (5.36%) Kafka
3 3 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.36%) Servlets
4 1 (1.79%) Java EE
4 1 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 24 (42.86%) UML
2 23 (41.07%) OO
2 23 (41.07%) Requirements Management
3 22 (39.29%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Human Factors
9 2 (3.57%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
9 2 (3.57%) SysML
10 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) SQL
2 20 (35.71%) C++
3 18 (32.14%) C
3 18 (32.14%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) Security Cleared
2 28 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) CCNA
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) MCTS
6 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (8.93%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) Fluentd
2 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) Terraform
3 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.36%) Marathon
3 3 (5.36%) Mesos
3 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.36%) Piwik
4 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Coverity
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco
5 5 (8.93%) Google
6 4 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) arcserve
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.79%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix
9 1 (1.79%) Juniper
9 1 (1.79%) Meraki
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) Sophos