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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 36 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 28 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.15% 1.94% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.28% 18.52% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Median daily rate £419 £330 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £302 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +18.96%
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
99 81 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.20% 10.49% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 59
Median daily rate £380 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £269 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +19 26 £419 +37.29% 4
West Wales +14 2 £563 +32.35%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) SQL
3 25 (48.08%) Linux
4 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
5 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
6 20 (38.46%) DNS
7 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.77%) HTTP
8 16 (30.77%) Eclipse
8 16 (30.77%) VoIP
8 16 (30.77%) Java
8 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (28.85%) VMware
10 14 (26.92%) UML
10 14 (26.92%) Apache
10 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
11 13 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (25.00%) OO
11 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 13 (25.00%) IIS
11 13 (25.00%) DHCP
11 13 (25.00%) SNMP
11 13 (25.00%) SSL
12 12 (23.08%) J2EE
12 12 (23.08%) C#
12 12 (23.08%) C++
12 12 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management

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 14 (26.92%) Apache
2 13 (25.00%) IIS
3 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
4 7 (13.46%) JBoss
4 7 (13.46%) Jetty
4 7 (13.46%) nginx
4 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.77%) FileNet
5 3 (5.77%) Mule
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (17.31%) Google App Engine
1 9 (17.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 3 (5.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) DNS
2 16 (30.77%) HTTP
2 16 (30.77%) VoIP
3 13 (25.00%) DHCP
3 13 (25.00%) SNMP
3 13 (25.00%) SSL
4 11 (21.15%) Firewall
5 7 (13.46%) FTP
5 7 (13.46%) IPsec
5 7 (13.46%) VPN
6 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 4 (7.69%) LAN
6 4 (7.69%) SSH
6 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.77%) Internet
8 2 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.85%) VLAN
8 2 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) MySQL
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (23.08%) StarTeam
4 7 (13.46%) Maven
4 7 (13.46%) Travis CI
5 5 (9.62%) Subversion
6 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.69%) JUnit
7 3 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Front Office
1 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) J2EE
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 7 (13.46%) LAMP
3 7 (13.46%) Servlets
4 4 (7.69%) Java EE
4 4 (7.69%) SAML
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 3 (5.77%) Kafka
5 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (5.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.77%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Linux
3 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Unix
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
1 14 (26.92%) UML
2 13 (25.00%) OO
3 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 12 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (23.08%) Requirements Management
4 11 (21.15%) DevOps
5 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.31%) Open Source
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) JVM Tuning
8 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.77%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) C++
4 11 (21.15%) C
5 9 (17.31%) Perl
6 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) CCNA
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCITP
5 2 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Xen
3 5 (9.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Ansible
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Fluentd
2 5 (9.62%) Terraform
3 4 (7.69%) yum
4 3 (5.77%) Mesos
4 3 (5.77%) Piwik
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) VMware
3 12 (23.08%) Coverity
4 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco
5 9 (17.31%) Google
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle
7 3 (5.77%) Remedy
8 2 (3.85%) BMC
8 2 (3.85%) F5
8 2 (3.85%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) 3Com
9 1 (1.92%) arcserve
9 1 (1.92%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.92%) Sophos
9 1 (1.92%) Symantec