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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 24 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 36 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.47% 2.46% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 21.00% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 6
Median daily rate £408 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+101.38% +26.31%
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
114 100 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.50% 11.72% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 61 48
Median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £206 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +34 35 £400 +11.88% 3
West Wales +15 3 £563 +32.35%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) SQL
3 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
4 28 (51.85%) SC Cleared
5 25 (46.30%) VoIP
6 22 (40.74%) Eclipse
6 22 (40.74%) UML
6 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
6 22 (40.74%) Rational DOORS
7 21 (38.89%) OO
7 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
7 21 (38.89%) SNMP
8 20 (37.04%) C#
8 20 (37.04%) OOA/OOD
8 20 (37.04%) StarTeam
8 20 (37.04%) Requirements Management
8 20 (37.04%) Coverity
9 19 (35.19%) C++
10 17 (31.48%) C
11 16 (29.63%) DNS
11 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
13 13 (24.07%) Linux
14 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
15 11 (20.37%) VMware
15 11 (20.37%) DHCP
16 10 (18.52%) Firewall
17 9 (16.67%) IIS
17 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008

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 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) Jetty
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) nginx
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
1 5 (9.26%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) VoIP
2 21 (38.89%) SNMP
3 16 (29.63%) DNS
4 11 (20.37%) DHCP
5 10 (18.52%) Firewall
6 7 (12.96%) HTTP
6 7 (12.96%) SSL
6 7 (12.96%) VPN
7 4 (7.41%) LAN
7 4 (7.41%) SAN
7 4 (7.41%) Wireless
8 3 (5.56%) FTP
8 3 (5.56%) Internet
8 3 (5.56%) IPsec
9 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.70%) SSH
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (3.70%) WAN
9 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Eclipse
1 22 (40.74%) Rational DOORS
2 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 20 (37.04%) StarTeam
4 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Front Office
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Automation Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C/C++ Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
1 5 (9.26%) LAMP
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) Kafka
2 3 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (5.56%) Servlets
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 2 (3.70%) SAML
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) PKI
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Unix
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
1 22 (40.74%) UML
2 21 (38.89%) OO
3 20 (37.04%) OOA/OOD
3 20 (37.04%) Requirements Management
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.70%) ITSM
9 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.85%) Human Factors
10 1 (1.85%) Information Security
10 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.85%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 19 (35.19%) C++
4 17 (31.48%) C
5 7 (12.96%) Java
5 7 (12.96%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (9.26%) Xen
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Ansible
2 5 (9.26%) Fluentd
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) Terraform
3 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) Marathon
3 3 (5.56%) Mesos
3 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.56%) Piwik
4 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) yum
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Coverity
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) Google
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) arcserve
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
7 3 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (3.70%) BMC
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) F5
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.85%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Meraki