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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK / Wales
Rank 48 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.52% 2.59% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.16% 13.76% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -21.81%

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
99 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.59% 18.83% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 74
Median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £231 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +8 13 £413 +17.85% 4
North Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 16 (50.00%) Windows
1 16 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SNMP
3 14 (43.75%) VoIP
3 14 (43.75%) C
4 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) UML
5 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (25.00%) GCC
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (18.75%) OO
7 6 (18.75%) C++
7 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) Information Security
8 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) StarTeam
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
9 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 4 (12.50%) 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) SNMP
2 14 (43.75%) VoIP
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) HTTP
5 3 (9.38%) IPsec
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 8 (25.00%) GCC
2 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (12.50%) StarTeam
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (9.38%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Technician
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (15.63%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Computer Security
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (3.13%) Human Factors
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C
2 6 (18.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CISM
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) Coverity
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.13%) arcserve
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Sophos
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec