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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 44 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.88% 3.01% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 17.22% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 5
Median daily rate £415 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -8.62%
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
120 151 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.20% 17.50% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 114 52
Median daily rate £375 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 September 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 17 £415 +9.21% 2
Mid Wales - 1 - -
TCP/IP
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TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
3 29 (54.72%) SC Cleared
4 27 (50.94%) SQL
5 24 (45.28%) UML
5 24 (45.28%) Eclipse
5 24 (45.28%) VoIP
6 23 (43.40%) SNMP
6 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
6 23 (43.40%) Requirements Management
6 23 (43.40%) Rational DOORS
7 22 (41.51%) StarTeam
7 22 (41.51%) Coverity
7 22 (41.51%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (41.51%) OO
7 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
8 19 (35.85%) C++
9 18 (33.96%) C
9 18 (33.96%) C#
10 15 (28.30%) DNS
11 14 (26.42%) DHCP
12 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
14 10 (18.87%) VMware
14 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
15 9 (16.98%) Linux
16 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (13.21%) ITIL
17 7 (13.21%) SSL
17 7 (13.21%) HTTP

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 5 (9.43%) IIS
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Jetty
3 3 (5.66%) Mongrel
3 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
1 5 (9.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
1 5 (9.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) VoIP
2 23 (43.40%) SNMP
3 15 (28.30%) DNS
4 14 (26.42%) DHCP
5 7 (13.21%) HTTP
5 7 (13.21%) SSL
6 5 (9.43%) Firewall
6 5 (9.43%) LAN
6 5 (9.43%) VPN
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless
7 4 (7.55%) SAN
8 3 (5.66%) FTP
8 3 (5.66%) IPsec
8 3 (5.66%) WAN
9 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.77%) Internet
9 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.77%) VLAN
10 1 (1.89%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Eclipse
2 23 (43.40%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (41.51%) StarTeam
3 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.89%) GCC
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.77%) Military
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Software Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) C Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C/C++ Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++/C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Automation Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) LAMP
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) Kafka
3 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.66%) Servlets
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
4 1 (1.89%) SAML
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.98%) Linux
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) UML
2 23 (43.40%) Requirements Management
2 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
3 22 (41.51%) OO
3 22 (41.51%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Open Source
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Robotic Process Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) SysML
8 2 (3.77%) Human Factors
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) C++
3 18 (33.96%) C
3 18 (33.96%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
2 29 (54.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (9.43%) Xen
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Fluentd
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Terraform
3 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.66%) Marathon
3 3 (5.66%) Mesos
3 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.66%) Piwik
4 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Coverity
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) Google
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) arcserve
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Meraki
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle