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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 51 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 23 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.61% 1.61% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.12% 14.29% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
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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
104 84 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.80% 11.26% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 48
Average daily rate £363 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 16 £390 +4.00% 4
West Wales - 2 £363 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
TCP/IP
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (68.75%) Linux
1 22 (68.75%) HTTP
2 19 (59.38%) DNS
3 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 17 (53.13%) Tomcat
5 16 (50.00%) J2EE
6 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
6 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (37.50%) Maven
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 12 (37.50%) Middleware
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle
7 12 (37.50%) JBoss
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 12 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (37.50%) JVM Tuning
8 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 10 (31.25%) SSL
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (25.00%) DevOps
11 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.88%) VMware
11 7 (21.88%) Puppet
12 6 (18.75%) Open Source
12 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (53.13%) Tomcat
2 12 (37.50%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.63%) Jetty
3 5 (15.63%) nginx
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.38%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) HTTP
2 19 (59.38%) DNS
3 10 (31.25%) SSL
4 6 (18.75%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) FTP
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) IPsec
6 3 (9.38%) VLAN
7 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.13%) ISDN
8 1 (3.13%) SNMP
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 12 (37.50%) Maven
3 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (12.50%) Hudson
3 4 (12.50%) MSBuild
3 4 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.38%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Network Support
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) J2EE
2 12 (37.50%) Middleware
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (37.50%) JVM Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) UML
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 3 (9.38%) SysML
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Jython
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Xen
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) SELinux
4 1 (3.13%) Salt
4 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Google
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Coverity