The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 52 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 1.67% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 13.21% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Average daily rate £305 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% -28.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £323 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -30.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.96% 12.62% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 43
Average daily rate £338 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
TCP/IP
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -14 10 £180 -28.35% 5
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 7 (31.82%) IIS
5 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) SMTP
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Apache
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (22.73%) XenApp
7 5 (22.73%) ARCserve
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Perl
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Solaris
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Apache
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) SMTP
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) POP3
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.55%) L2TP
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Support
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Broadcast Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Flash
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
1 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) RHCE
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) CCA
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCEE
4 2 (9.09%) CCAA
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 4 (18.18%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) UAG
6 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) ARCserve
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Intel
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.55%) Zend
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour + negotiable upon experience
Posted: 18 days ago