The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 53 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.25% 0.78% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 4.94% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£428 £208 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.02% -51.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -19.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
TCP/IP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 81 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.05% 15.85% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 67
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.30 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Wiltshire region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Wiltshire region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Swindon -7 5 £425 +104.81% 1
Chippenham - - - - 5
Corsham - - - -
Melksham - - - -
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) DNS
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) Internet
6 8 (32.00%) HP
7 7 (28.00%) VPN
7 7 (28.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Infoblox
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Avaya
9 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 5 (20.00%) Wireless
9 5 (20.00%) BASE24
9 5 (20.00%) Tandem
9 5 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
10 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
10 4 (16.00%) SIEM
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
10 4 (16.00%) VoIP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) Internet
3 9 (36.00%) DHCP
4 7 (28.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.00%) VLAN
8 2 (8.00%) Network Security
8 2 (8.00%) WLAN
8 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (8.00%) MPLS
9 1 (4.00%) OSPF
9 1 (4.00%) BGP
9 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.00%) HTTP
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) Tandem
3 3 (12.00%) PDA
3 3 (12.00%) iPhone
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) CAD
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) MetaFrame
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Infoblox
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.00%) Polycom
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec