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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 53 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.23% 1.57% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 11.22% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Average daily rate £378 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £398 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
112 98 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.20% 14.02% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 26
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 16 £380 +16.92% 2
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (65.91%) Linux
2 23 (52.27%) HTTP
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) Java
4 21 (47.73%) J2EE
5 20 (45.45%) IIS
5 20 (45.45%) DNS
5 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 19 (43.18%) Apache
7 18 (40.91%) SSL
7 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
8 17 (38.64%) Windows
9 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
9 16 (36.36%) SQL
10 15 (34.09%) .NET
10 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
10 15 (34.09%) WebSphere
10 15 (34.09%) DevOps
11 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (31.82%) VMware
12 13 (29.55%) Servlets
12 13 (29.55%) DHCP
12 13 (29.55%) Jetty
12 13 (29.55%) nginx
13 12 (27.27%) Google App Engine
13 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (27.27%) Open Source
13 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (27.27%) Amazon EC2

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (45.45%) IIS
2 19 (43.18%) Apache
3 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
3 15 (34.09%) WebSphere
4 13 (29.55%) Jetty
4 13 (29.55%) nginx
5 10 (22.73%) JBoss
6 4 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (9.09%) FileNet
6 4 (9.09%) Mule
7 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.27%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (27.27%) Google App Engine
1 12 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) HTTP
2 20 (45.45%) DNS
3 18 (40.91%) SSL
4 13 (29.55%) DHCP
5 12 (27.27%) FTP
5 12 (27.27%) IPsec
6 7 (15.91%) Firewall
6 7 (15.91%) VoIP
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
8 5 (11.36%) Internet
8 5 (11.36%) SNMP
9 3 (6.82%) HTTPS
9 3 (6.82%) LAN
9 3 (6.82%) SSH
9 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (4.55%) Network Security
10 2 (4.55%) VLAN
11 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) Power BI
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.18%) Maven
3 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (11.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (9.09%) StarTeam
5 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.82%) JUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (11.36%) Administrator
2 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
3 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (6.82%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) J2EE
2 15 (34.09%) .NET
3 13 (29.55%) Servlets
4 5 (11.36%) Middleware
5 3 (6.82%) Java EE
5 3 (6.82%) LAMP
5 3 (6.82%) SAML
5 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) PKI
2 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 15 (34.09%) DevOps
3 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.27%) Open Source
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.36%) UML
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.82%) Validation
8 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.55%) ITSM
9 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.36%) C
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCSA
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.27%) Xen
3 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) yum
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Google
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) Coverity
7 2 (4.55%) BMC
7 2 (4.55%) F5
7 2 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas